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US condemned over drone-spying program on Iran

It was late Thursday that the Non-Aligned Movement, an organization comprised of nearly two-thirds of the world's nations, condemned the US's now well-known drone-spying program over Iran.

The statement reads in part that the program "contravenes all universally accepted existing international norms relating to sovereignty and inviolability of airspace of sovereign countries."

Today, Press TV asked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's spokesman if Ban had a reaction.

Military drones are seeing increased usage around the world, mainly by the US and Israel ,as a less-expensive way of spying and waging war.

The US was caught red-handed in December when one of its most modern drones was captured by the Iranian military.

Ban's reaction to the incident in late December was to punt and call it a member states' issue.

A day later, Ban shifted, with Nesirky telling an Iranian news agency

Added: Jan-19-2012 Occurred On: Jan-19-2012
By: MahdiArmy
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