Iran conducts fresh ballistic missile tests: Report

US imposed new sanctions over Iran`s missile programme in January almost immediately after separate sanctions related to Iran`s nuclear programme had been lifted.

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 08, 2016, 14:35 PM IST
Iran conducts fresh ballistic missile tests: Report

Tehran: Iran said on Tuesday its armed forces had conducted new ballistic missile tests to demonstrate "deterrent power" and the country`s "all-out readiness to confront threats" against its territorial integrity.

The announcement was carried by the official IRNA news agency, describing a military drill in which "ballistic missiles were fired from silos" in different parts of the country.

Washington imposed new sanctions over Iran`s missile programme in January almost immediately after separate sanctions related to Iran`s nuclear programme had been lifted.