Iran sends rocket to space

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Iran said today it successfully fired a new rocket designed to carry satellites into orbit, raising new concerns that the technology could be used to deliver warheads. This comes just as President Ahmadinejad says he’s willing to go ahead with a deal on Iran’s nuclear program.

We find out more from BBC Tehran correspondent Jon Leyne in London.

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