Minister Says Iran's New Ballistic Missile 'Strategic Weapon'

Minister Says Iran's New Ballistic Missile 'Strategic Weapon'

Minister Says Iran's New Ballistic Missile 'Strategic Weapon'

State television flashed images of the Khoramshahr missile's disengaging warhead, calling it the country's third such missile capable of traveling some 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles).

As the war in Syria seems to be winding down in Assad's favor due to Moscow's intervention, Israel fears that Iran will help Hezbollah produce accurate precision-guided missiles and help Hezbollah and other Shi'ite militias to strengthen their foothold in the Golan Heights.

"Iran has released footage of the successful test-launch of its new ballistic missile, Khorramshahr, a few hours after it was unveiled during a military parade in the capital city of Tehran", Press TV said.

As its commander unleashed a scathing attack on President Donald Trump, Iran's Revolutionary Guards unveiled their newest long-range missile, which is capable of striking nearly anywhere in the Middle East-including Israel.

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President Donald Trump and the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson have also condemned Iran's action.

- Trump recently called Iran a bogus nation of dictators hiding behind the mask of Democracy.

"We will increase our military strength", he said.

State-run IRNA news agency quoted the chief of the Guard's airspace division, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, saying the missile "can carry several warheads for various uses", reported Fox News.

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Rouhani added that "Iran's military power lies in its commitment to never invade another country or land".

The Tasnim news agency close to Islamic Revolution Guard Corps has labelled the missile "Israel's nightmare". Iran says its missile program is within the bounds of the resolution because the rockets are not created to carry nuclear weapons.

Rouhani said the U.S. and Israel have isolated themselves by opposing the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Iranian officials have argued that the measure only applies to missiles specifically created to carry nuclear warheads.

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National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell called Trump's comments "divisive" in a statement tweeted yesterday . The singer added that the weapons are real, while the current "rhetoric is risky ".

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