US President Donald Trump accused Iran of collaborating with North Korea to strengthen their missile technology in a Twitter post criticizing the 2015 nuclear agreement between the U.S., Iran and five other nations, Fox News reported.
France said on Saturday it was extremely concerned by Iran's ballistic missile test and called on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to carry out a full report on the launch.
Trump told world leaders gathered in NY for the annual UN General Assembly that the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran was "an embarrassment" and "one of the worst" deals the US had ever made.
In case the U.S. leader doesn't recertify the nuclear agreement in mid-October, Tehran will consider options in response.
A senior commander says Iran's missile development has multiplied severalfold since USA officials' criticism of the program.
State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran on Friday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country refuses any restrictions on its ballistic program.
Iranian officials say all of the country's missiles are created to carry only conventional and not nuclear warheads and that Tehran does not have a program to develop nuclear weapons.
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The framework agreement does not prohibit the activities are ballistic in Iran.
On October 15, Trump is due to tell the US Congress whether he is ready to recertify Iran's compliance with the 2015 deal.
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman denounced the test as a "provocation" aimed at the United States and its allies, including the Jewish state. Trump said he has "decided" how to proceed with the agreement but did not publicly share his decision.
They point out that abandoning the agreement will remove restrictions on Iran immediately - rather than in eight years' time - and that the International Atomic Energy Agency has repeatedly confirmed Tehran is meeting its commitments.
Iran says all of its missiles are created to carry conventional warheads only and has limited their range to a maximum of 2,000 kilometers, although commanders say they have the technology to go further. "They have been for the last 40 years and the US unfortunately chose to neglect those realities".
State TV did not say when the test had been conducted, although Iranian officials said on September 22 that it would be tested "soon".
He added that the missile test was "further proof of Iran's aspiration to become a world power and to threaten not only the Middle Eastern states, but all the countries of the free world".
Israel, frequently the target of Iran's rhetorical aggression, also weighed in.