The unveiling of the Khorramshahr 4 strategic long-range precision missile has caused fear and anger among high-ranking officials of the United States and some of Washington's ٍWestern allies.

Iran PressIran news: US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said on Thursday, "Iran's development and proliferation of ballistic missiles poses a serious threat to regional and international security and remains a significant non-proliferation challenge."

Iran was continuing to seek missile technology from foreign suppliers and conducting tests in defiance of a UN Security Council resolution, Miller told reporters at a regular press briefing, adding that Washington would continue to use tools including sanctions to counter those efforts.

With the presence of the Minister of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics, the newest product of the Khorramshahr ballistic missile family, named Kheibar, was unveiled.

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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.

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 Iran'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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