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  Tishrei 8, 5770 , 26/09/09

Iran Plans Yom Kippur Missile Test

Iran will hold missile defense exercises on Sunday, Iranian media reported Saturday. The exercises will coincide with the Yom Kippur holiday, the holiest day of the year according to Judaism and the anniversary of the beginning of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.

Media reports did not reveal the type of weapons to be used during the exercises.

The reports of a planned missile defense drill follow close on the heels of Iran's announcement that it has a second, previous undisclosed, uranium enrichment site.

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