Breaking News – Iran (NEWZ247) The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards informed that it may rise the range of missiles to over 2,000 km that are enough to strike Europe.
Brigadier General Hossein Salami stated: “If we have kept the range of our missiles to 2000 kilometers, it’s not due to lack of technology. We are ensuing a strategic doctrine.
“Up to now we have felt that Europe is not a danger, so we did not increase the range of our missiles. “But if Europe wants to turn into a danger, we will upsurge the sort of our missiles.”
His comments come after France called for an “uncompromising” dialogue with the Islamic Republic about its ballistic missile programme.
But Iran has recurrently said its missile programme is self-protective and it will not negotiate on it.
The US has suspect Tehran of supplying Yemen’s Houthi rebels with a missile that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July.It has called on the UN to hold the country answerable for violating two UN Security Council resolutions.
Iran has denied providing Houthis with missiles and weapons. Jafari assumed the ballistic missile range was based on the limits set by the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who is the head of armed forces.