Tehran(IP)- The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote in a tweet that the same Western governments, especially the United States and France, which played an important role in arming Saddam's Baath regime today express concern over Iran's defensive authority.

Iran PressIran news: The unveiling ceremony of the "Khorramshahr 4" ballistic missile was held on the morning of Thursday, April 25.

The unveiling of the missile was met with a reaction from France, and the spokesperson of the foreign ministry of the country reacted to the unveiling of the fourth generation of Iran's Khorramshahr missile in interventionist statements and condemned it. The spokesperson of the French Foreign Ministry claimed that Iran's long-range ballistic missile test violates UN Security Council Resolution 2231.

On the other hand, "Matthew Miller", the spokesperson of the US Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said in a press conference about the unveiling of the missile: "The development and proliferation of ballistic missiles by Iran is a serious threat to regional and international security and is an important challenge in the field of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons." We continue to use some of our nuclear non-proliferation tools, including sanctions, to counter the further development of Iran's ballistic missile program and its proliferation capability and related technology.

Today (Friday), the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Kanaani, released a video of the missile bombardment on Iranian cities during the war imposed by the Baath regime in Iraq and with the help of weapons from the West. Saddam's Baath regime launched military aggression and missile bombardment on defenseless cities and the people of Iran, and they are at the top of arms exporters to the region, today they express concern about Iran's progress and defense authority.

He added: "They oppose strong Iran."

The spokesperson of the French Foreign Ministry reacted to Iran's unveiling of the Khorramshahr-4 or Kheibar ballistic missile by accusing and making meddlesome remarks.

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France also condemned Iran's long-range ballistic missile test and claimed the move violated United Nations Security Council resolution 2231, which was adopted in 2015.

Reiterating the false accusations against Iran's peaceful nuclear program, the French official said: “These activities are all the more worrying in the context of the continuing escalation of Iran‘s nuclear program."

This claim comes as Iran has repeatedly declared that its missile program has nothing to do with UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and its provisions.

Earlier, the representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the United Nations in New York announced in a statement, "Iran's missile program is designed based on conventional defense capability, and none of the countries's ballistic missiles are designed to carry nuclear warheads, and Iran has never sought to acquire nuclear weapons and nor will it in the future."


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