Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade

Cheryl Sanders
September 25, 2017

Iran says its missile program is within the bound of the resolution because the rockets are not created to carry nuclear weapons.

"That's exactly what they said about the nuclear deal with North Korea, and we all know how that turned out".

Trump has repeatedly vowed to pull US backing from the deal; he has also called for including Iran's missile program.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that his regime will boost its missile capabilities in an apparent response to President Donald Trump's decision on the Iran nuclear deal.

The president's remarks came after Iran tested its new ballistic missile, called Khorramshahr, with a range of 2,000 km, which was unveiled on Friday for the first time during a military parade in Tehran.

Unveiled during a military parade in Tehran, the missile Khoramshahr, with a range of 2,000 kilometres, was sacked on Saturday, in a climate of great tension with Washington.

A similar missile was tested in late January and blew up 600 miles after launch.

It has the capacity to carry multiple warheads. If he decides that it is not, it could open the way for renewed U.S. sanctions and perhaps the collapse of the agreement.

Global experts are nearly unanimous in their opinion that Iran is abiding by the pact that saw Tehran agree to limit its nuclear program, which the West believed was aimed at developing weapons, in exchange for the easing of worldwide economic sanctions.

"Two years ago, I stood here and explained why the Iranian nuclear deal not only doesn't block Iran's path to the bomb, Iran's nuclear program has what's called a sunset clause".

Extremely concerned by reports of Iran missile test, which is inconsistent with United Nations resolution 2231. If Mr. Trump refused the certification of Iran's compliance, the Congress will take 60 days to review and impose the sanctions on Iran again.

Trump told the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that Iran was strengthening its weapons capability and charged that Tehran was exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East.

"Khorramshahr with an effectual range and unique qualities features an agile missile", Brigadier General Amir Hatami was quoted as saying.

Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday.

The nuclear deal concluded in 2015 with the great powers does not prohibit the activities in ballistic missile from Iran, but the resolution 2231 of the security Council, which endorsed this agreement, calls on Iran not to carry out activities to develop missiles created to carry nuclear warheads. ", has tweeted us president".

Rouhani also hailed Iranian students' achievements in world science olympiads and the performance of Iranian elite within notable global academic circles.

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