A year after the renewal of us sanctions: Iran first tested a ballistic missile

Спустя год после возобновления американских санкций: Иран впервые испытал баллистические ракеты

After the United States withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal and renewed the sanctions related to Tehran’s nuclear program, Iran for the first time in more than a year tested a ballistic missile.

This was announced by Central American TV channel Fox News referring to just the three representatives of the US administration.

“For the first time in more than a year, Iran carried out a test launch of a ballistic missile, defiantly demonstrating disagreement, a month after President trump led the United States out of a key nuclear agreement and a few days after his administration has adopted new sanctions against the Islamic Republic”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that testing of Iranian ballistic missiles short range “Fateh-110” was held simultaneously with a massive naval exercises in Iran last week. In the maneuvers involved more than 50 small boats in the Strait of Hormuz, to work out the overlap of the vital waterway through which passes annually 30% of the world’s oil.

The launch took place from a military base in Bandar-e-YASK in southeastern Iran and was recorded by the American observation satellites.

As explained in the defense Ministry of the USA, the missile Fateh-110 flew more than 100 miles through the Strait of Hormuz to the place of testing in the Iranian desert.

The Pentagon has not yet commented on the launch of ballistic missiles by Iran on its territory.

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