Iran vows to pursue missile program despite new US sanctions

By REUTERS
March 28, 2016 15:51

DUBAI - Iran will pursue its development of ballistic missiles despite the US blacklisting of more Iranian companies linked to the program, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday.

The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired several ballistic missiles this month, drawing condemnation from Western leaders who believe the tests violate a United Nations resolution.

The US Treasury Department blacklisted on Thursday two Iranian companies, cutting them off from international finance over their connection to the missile program.


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