Iran conducts ballistic missile test defying United States warnings

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It also carried in-flight video from the nose cone of the missile, which has a range of 2,000km and can carry multiple warheads.

At the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, Trump said Iran was building its missile capability and accused it of exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East.

Thus far, the United Nations nuclear watchdog and the US State Department have reported that Tehran has complied with the terms of the nuclear deal.

Iran's Defence Minister, Gen. Amir Hatami, outlined the missile's "unique specifications".

President Donald Trump is expected to decide on October 15 whether he believes Iran is in compliance of the nuclear deal.

Trump was referencing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that lifted United Nations economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for its cessation of some of its nuclear activities.

It wasn't immediately clear whether Trump had made a final decision to continue complying with the Iran nuclear deal, under which Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for the lifting of global sanctions.

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The Tasnim news agency close to Islamic Revolution Guard Corps has labelled the missile "Israel's nightmare". Iran casts itself as a leading advocate for the rights of Palestinians. The Iranians took heavy loss but fought back at any cost to recapture the city, which they did.

The test shows that Iran has a multiple warhead missile well within range of Jerusalem.

After a thaw in relations between the USA and Iran under Barack Obama, the Trump administration said in February it was putting Iran "on notice" for its ballistic missile tests.

Nonproliferation experts have long suspected North Korea and Iran are sharing know-how when it comes to their rogue missile programs. The country's successful launch of its first satellite back in 2005 prompted a federal case against Nader Modanlo, a naturalized US citizen who was accused of helping Iran accomplish the feat. Trump tweeted on Saturday.

Tehran has always argued the tests are exclusively for protective reasons plus notes Security Councils-measure merely pertains to missiles created specifically to transport atomic war-heads. Iran blames the intervention of America that led to the destruction of Iraq while Iran survived all the hard times produced by American policies. The United States, the United Kingdom, France and Germany, issued a joint statement condemning the Simorgh launch.

Press TV?reported that the Khorramshahr rocket is Iran's third type of missile.

Ali Arouzi reported from Tehran.

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