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By INU Staff
INU - On Friday, officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran continued to extend their defiance over the issue of the past week’s ballistic missile launches. As part of broader military demonstrations the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps launched one ballistic missile on Tuesday and two on Wednesday, in the latter case boasting that the 1,700 and 2,000-kilometer range missiles were capable of reaching Israel.

 Amir Ali Hajizadeh, IRGC Commander

By INU Staff
INU - The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps struck back on Thursday against criticism of its three recent ballistic missile tests, which were widely reported to be violations of UN resolutions and US sanctions. As part of broader military exercises and demonstrations, the IRGC launched one ballistic missile on Tuesday and two on Wednesday. In the latter case, both Ghadr-series missile bore the message “Israel must be wiped out,” written in Hebrew.

By INU Staff
INU - One day after the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps prompted renewed international outcry by launching a nuclear-capable ballistic missile in violation of UN resolutions and US sanctions, it followed up by doing so again on Tuesday, this time launching two separate Ghadr-series weapons with alleged ranges of 1,700 and 2,000 kilometers.

By INU Staff
INU - On Tuesday, the Islamic Republic once again conducted a test-launch of a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, and in doing so it violated United Nations resolutions that call upon the government to eschew such provocations until much later in the life of last summer’s Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Reuters carried video of the launch as broadcast by official Iranian media. The incident was reminiscent of previous broadcasts in which Tehran and especially the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boasted of the country’s ballistic missile stockpiles and its commitment to not abiding by foreign restrictions upon its military.

By INU Staff
INU- On Wednesday, Hassan Rouhani, the President of the clerical regime in Tehran spoke on Iranian state television in support of expanded economic cooperation with the West, adding that his administration would not be opposed to the presence of American businesses among prospective investors.

By INU Staff
INU- On Tuesday, President Obama indicated that he plans to veto the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act, according to Breaking Israel News. The item of congressional legislation passed the House Foreign Affairs Committee last week, clearing the way for its consideration on the floor of the Senate.


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