Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, left, with Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP) (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
Iran missiles

Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan called recent US Treasury sanctions imposed on Tehran’s missile program “a futile effort to undermine Iran’s defensive might.”

A senior Iranian official said that his country would soon test new missiles to demonstrate the ineffectiveness of US sanctions, Tehran’s semi-official Press TV reported on Monday.

Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan called recent US Treasury sanctions imposed on Tehran’s missile program “a futile effort to undermine Iran’s defensive might.” Dehqan said the restrictive measures would have no impact on the progress of Iran’s missile technology because it was entirely domestically developed and produced.

By: The Algemeiner