But instead of the government rolling out an economic plan – there were four months to get one ready – it focuses on a vote to establish a parliamentary commission.
This is the third year that Gillibrand, along with the senior New York senator, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, led advocacy for the missile defense funding.
Regional media is now speculating that something worse may have happened when a massive explosion caused light in the night skies over Iran last week.
Iran’s official story is that a gas storage facility had a minor accident and no one was harmed.
The US mission statement on June 23 said that if people hear explosions, they should take cover. If they live in a building, they should go to the lowest part away from windows or near interior walls
Social media posts sought to link the strike to a series of other US attacks on al-Qaeda affiliates in northern Syria in which US drones have used such a weapon.
Russia and the United States continue to account for 90% of nuclear weapons
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) successfully tested a new precision-guided tactical missile on Tuesday, able to hit a target from 248 miles and 56 miles.
The IRGC aerospace command takes credit for the achievement and says that it builds on legacies dating back to 1988.
Making the S-400s operational exposes Turkey to US sanctions under legislation designed to punish countries which buy defense equipment from Russia.