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Iran Rejects US Claims on “Defensive” Missile Program

Iran Rejects US Claims on “Defensive” Missile Program  Iran Rejects US Claims on “Defensive” Missile Program

Iran on Sunday dismissed US claims about its missile program, saying it is solely for defense purposes and does not violate any United Nations Security Council resolution. 
“Iran’s missile program is defensive in nature and designed according to the country’s needs,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said in remarks carried by the ministry’s website.  
In a statement released on Twitter on Saturday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned what he described as Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads as a violation of the international agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program.

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