North Korea has test launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, the United States confirmed Tuesday as it warned of an escalating threat from Pyongyang and insisted America would never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea.
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps spokesperson raised the possibility of repetition of missile attacks similar to a recent one against Daesh terrorists in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor, saying Iran’s option would depend on the conduct of the enemies.
Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Sunday’s missile strike against Daesh in Syria was just a small part of Iran’s reaction to the “indiscriminate” attacks by the terror group on the Iranian soil.
Iran’s missile attack against Daesh in Syria was a crushing response to the terrorist group as well as a message saying that international community should get determined in fighting terrorism, a member of the Iranian Parliament said on Monday.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe after the Defense Ministry failed to inform him that four more launchers for the controversial US anti-missile system had been brought into the country.
A senior Iranian commander vows the Islamic Republic will continue to strengthen its defensive missile might in the face of security threats facing the nation, saying the country has built its third underground missile production facility in recent years.