Iran says no plans to increase missile range, rejects talks with Trump

FILE PHOTO: Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp, attends a news conference in Tehran February 7, 2011. REUTERS/STRINGER

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran has no plans to extend the range of its missiles since their 2,000-km (1,240-mile) reach is enough to protect the country, the Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday, amid mounting U.S. pressure over Tehran’s missile program. Iran’s government again ruled out negotiations with U.S. President Donald Trump over Tehran’s military capabilities […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories