Having failed to fulfill their commitments to Iran under a 2015 nuclear deal, the European signatories are now accusing Tehran of possessing “nuclear-capable ballistic missiles,” claiming its latest missile activities are “inconsistent” with a UN resolution that endorsed the accord.
Iran's Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht-Ravanchi rejected as baseless allegations by the US permanent representative to the world body over Iran space activities and ballistic missiles, according to IRNA.
Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington’s withdrawal from a Soviet-era arms pact.
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea on Friday and launched a scathing attack on calls for dialogue from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rejecting further peace talks with Seoul.
The French government said Wednesday that its missiles had been found in Libya on a base used by rebel forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.