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U.S. Is Warned Away From Nation's Airspace

RESPONSE TO TERROR | ALLIANCES AND DIVISIONS : IN BRIEF
/ IRAN

October 02, 2001|Times Staff and Wire Reports

Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani warned the United States that Iran will react strongly if the U.S. violates its airspace for an attack on Afghanistan.

"We will strongly defend our airspace and will confront [U.S.] planes if they use our airspace," he said at a Tehran news conference.

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