Iran test fires missiles amid global flap over its nuclear ambitions
"Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said it successfully test-fired short-range missiles Sunday in drills meant to show Tehran is prepared to crush any military threat from another country. "The display of force comes days after the U.S. and its allies warned Iran over a newly revealed nuclear facility it was secretly constructing. "Gen. Hossein Salami, head of the Revolutionary Guard Air Force, said Iran had perfected its short range missiles to make them more accurate in tactical battlefield situations and defend the country from any attacks. ""We are going to respond to any military action in a crushing manner and it doesn't make any difference which country or regime has launched the aggression," state media quoted Salami as saying. He said the missiles successfully hit their targets. Read on...
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"Iran test fires missiles amid global flap over its nuclear ambitions", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2009. Consulté le 23/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/iran-test-fires-missiles-amid-global-flap-over-its-nuclear-ambitions