Iran Satellite Launch: Foreign Office statement, April 2020

The Foreign Office has released a statement following the launch of a satellite by Iran, using ballistic missile technology.
April 24, 2020

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile
  • Military

Related Country: 

  • United Kingdom

A Foreign Office spokesperson said:

Reports that Iran has carried out a satellite launch – using ballistic missile technology – are of significant concern and inconsistent with UN Security Council Resolution 2231. The UN has called upon Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons. Iran must abide by this.

We have significant and longstanding concerns, alongside our international partners, over Iran’s ballistic missile programme, which i