Iran carries out another missile test in violation of UN…western countries don’t do one damn thing
By Ben Ariel
Iran has carried out a new medium range ballistic missile test in breach of two United Nations Security Council resolutions, a senior United States official told Fox News on Monday.
According to the source, the test was held November 21 near Chabahar, a port city in southeast Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province near the border with Pakistan. The launch took place from a known missile test site along the Gulf of Oman, reported Fox News.
The missile, known as a Ghadr-110, has a range of 1,800 – 2000 km, or 1200 miles, and is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
The missile fired in November is an improved version of the Shahab 3, and is similar to the precision guided missile tested by Iran on October 10, which elicited strong condemnation from members of the UN Security Council.
Shortly after the October missile test, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Iran likely violated UN sanctions, but stressed that the test would not affect the implementation of the deal reached with world powers.
The United States ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, later stated the missile launched by Iran is a “medium-range ballistic missile inherently capable of delivering a nuclear weapon”.
“The United States is deeply concerned about Iran’s recent ballistic missile launch,” Power said at the time.
Iran has rejected claims that the missile was capable of delivering a nuclear warhead and also rejected the
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