U.S. vows to remain ‘relentless’ to deter Iran missile program

SpaceDaily.com reports: “The United States on Thursday vowed to remain ‘relentless’ in pressuring Iran to deter its missile program after the Islamic Republic unveiled a new ballistic weapon days after testing a cruise missile.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveiled a new ballistic missile with a range of 1,000 kilometres (620 miles), their official news agency Sepah News reported.

The move was the latest show of military might by the country as it celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution at a time of heightened tensions with the United States.

‘Iran’s blatant disregard for international norms must be addressed,’ State Department deputy spokesman Robert Palladino said in a statement.

‘We must bring back tougher international restrictions to deter Iran’s missile program,’ he added…”

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