The broadcaster informed that the Khorramshahr missile has become more tactical as well as smaller in size and would become operational in the near future. The launch of the missile was shown on state TV.
Mark Fitzpatrick, executive director of the Institute for Internal Strategic Studies-Americas, sad that Iran has a missile, that can reach can reach Israel.
Friday, president Hassan Rohani had previously stated that Iran has refused to limit its ballistic program.
"We don't think Trump will walk out of the deal despite [his] rhetoric and propaganda", he said.
Perhaps we might interpret Trump's preparedness to defend America and our allies through "total destruction of North Korea" to include both economic and military options.
US President Trump responded to the news with a tweet on Saturday: "Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel".
US President Donald Trump announced new sanctions against North Korea this week and Chinese banks have declared that they will stop banking activity with North Korea. He also added that the United States "cannot abide by an agreement if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program". Moreover, he added that Iran would talk about changing the accord only if every concession it made - including retaking possession of the stockpile of nuclear fuel it shipped to Russian Federation when the accord took effect - were reconsidered.
Trump's derisive description of Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man" on "a suicide mission" and his threat to "totally destroy" North Korea were not in a speech draft that several senior officials reviewed and vetted Monday, the day before Trump gave his first address to the U.N. General Assembly, two US officials said.
United Nations and US policies of appeasement and procrastination have likely brought Kim Jong Un, aka, "Rocketman", within shooting range of reaching mainland America with a 250-kiloton hydrogen thermonuclear device - about 17 times larger than the one that hit Hiroshima in 1945. If he does not, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions waived under the deal.
This year's UN gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's president urged world leaders to work together, while America's emphasized nations' own sovereignty.
Tehran insists its missile program doesn't the resolution, saying the missiles are not created to carry nuclear weapons. He has taken a much harder line toward Iran than his predecessor President Barack Obama. "That is a concern for the whole region". "The missile Khoramshahr, with a range of 2,000 km, can carry multiple conventional heads to hit several targets at once", said general Amir Ali Hadjizadeh, commander of the aerospace force of the revolutionary Guards, quoted Friday by Irna.
"Imagine what would happen if Iran would obtain nuclear weapons, something which it strives to do?" he posed.