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    Submitting Iran's ballistic missiles issue for consideration of the United Nations Security Council's is not necessary according to Russia.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia sees no point in putting the issue of Iran's ballistic missiles on the United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) agenda as it has no basis, Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Mikhail Ulyanov said Wednesday.

    "Any country, especially when it comes to a Security Council member, can raise these issues, any country can write to the Security Council. But in this case, we do not quite understand the reasons. Whether someone likes it or not, the fact that Iran is launching ballistic missiles is a separate case. The truth is that there are no constraints on such launches in [UN] Resolution 2231," Ulyanov said.

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    ballistic missiles, Russian Foreign Ministry Department of Security and Disarmament, Security Council, UN, Mikhail Ulyanov, Iran, Russia
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