Iran could increase the range of missiles if they feel threatened from Europe

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in fotobanka Azadi, built on the homonymous square in Tehran. Archival photoIran could increase the range of missiles if they feel threatened from Europe© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

The representative of the elite unit of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said that Iran could increase the range of its missiles if they feel threatened by Europe, reports the Iranian news Agency Fars.

«We told the European countries that if we kept the range of our missiles at 2 thousand miles and didn’t increase her, it’s not because of lack of technology, as in the technological sense, we have no restrictions on it,» said Fats in an interview with state television on Saturday evening.

He noted that some European countries require Iran negotiations on the Iranian missile program. «If Europeans want to address the issue of our missiles, we can remove the restriction on range (of missiles)», he added.

Earlier, the commander of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) Mohammad Ali Jaafari said that Iran will not expand the range of its missiles, because they are already capable of reaching U.S. territory.

Earlier, the US imposed sanctions against 41 individuals and companies, including the air force unit of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC). As specified in the published documents of the U.S. government, these sanctions are imposed in the framework of the U.S. on countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump October 13, outlined a new, tougher strategy of Washington towards Tehran. In an address to Americans trump refused to officially confirm to Congress that Iran adheres to the agreement on the nuclear program, but did not at the international level to challenge the fulfilling of these agreements.

Iran and «six» of international mediators (Russia, USA, UK, China, France, Germany) July 14, 2015 reaching an agreement on the settlement of the longstanding problem of the Iranian atom. Was adopted by the SVPD, the implementation of which removes Iran’s previously imposed economic and financial sanctions from the UN Security Council, US and EU.