Iran in response to sanctions, the United States conducts missile exercises

Iran after the announcement of US sanctions imposed in connection with the testing of ballistic missiles, holds on Saturday, February 4, missile exercises in the North of the country, reports NEWSru.com.

The Islamic revolutionary guard corps (IRGC) of Iran began missile exercises in the province of Semnan. According to media reports, during the maneuvers, called «Defenders of borders of Fatherland» will involve missiles small radius of action — up to 75 km, While the IRGC emphasizes that the doctrine must demonstrate the willingness of the military to counter the «sanctions offensive» of the US.

The commander of the aerospace force of the IRGC Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizade threatened to bring down on the heads of the enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran grad «roaring rockets», reports Tasnim.

«We are working round the clock to ensure the security of Iran,» said Hajizade.

He also called «empty chatter» — sounding by the US threats against Iran. Iran conducts these exercises on a background of irritation of the United States in connection with the testing of Iranian ballistic missiles.

The Pentagon previously called Iran the main sponsor of global terrorism.

Commenting on the recent testing, the US President Donald trump said in his Twitter that Iran is «playing with fire».

February 3, the United States expanded sanctions against Iran, adding to the blacklists 13 people and 12 entities related to the IRGC.

According to the UN resolution N1929, Iran is forbidden to carry out any activity associated with the development or launch of ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads.




Iran in response to sanctions, the United States conducts missile exercises 05.02.2017

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