Iran for the first time in more than a year tested a ballistic missile.After the United States withdrew from the Iranian 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 reported on Friday the U.S. Central channel Fox News referring to just the three representatives of the US administration, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to UKRINFORM.
“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.
Test 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.
And although the Pentagon has announced a large-scale military marine activity of the Iranian Navy in the region, tests of missiles not previously reported.
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.
At the same time, the Pentagon officially has not yet commented on the launch of ballistic missiles by Iran on its territory.