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Iran seriously continues expanding missile capability, says defense official

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sat 2 Jan 2016 - 08:42

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran is seriously continues expanding its defense and missile capability, said Armed Forces General Staff Deputy IRGC Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri.

"Expanding defense and missile capability of the Islamic Republic of Iran has nothing to do with the JCPOA as frequently announced before. The US recent efforts shows its deep hostility to the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iranian nation," he said referring to the recent US efforts to impose new sanctions on Iran under the excuse of the recent missile test.

He also called defense potentials specially missile potentials of 'red line' of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Jazayeri continued that Iranian nation and armed forces believe that their defense capability is for deterrence purposes and protect national security.

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