Iran tested another ballistic missile Sunday – Hot Air


posted at 3:11 pm on January 30, 2017 by John Sexton

Iran carried out another ballistic missile test Sunday. These tests are arguably in violation of a UN resolution put in place after the Iran Deal, though the exact language of the resolution allows Iran a lot of wiggle room. From Fox News:

The launch occurred at a well-known test site outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of Tehran, on Sunday.

The Khorramshahr medium-range ballistic missile flew 600 miles before exploding, in a failed test of a reentry vehicle, officials said. Iran defense minister Brigadier Gen. Hossein Dehqan said in September that Iran would start production of the missile.

Iran has tested ballistic missiles on multiple occasions over the past year. The subject of ballistic missiles is not addressed in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, better known as the…



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