Library Documents on Iran's Missile Program

January 7, 2020
Statement from Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Jonathan Hoffman:At approximately 5:30 p.m. (EST) on January 7, Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against U.S. military and coalition forces in Iraq.  It is clear that these missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases...
December 18, 2019
I have the honour to transmit herewith, as agreed among the representatives of the Security Council for the implementation of resolution 2231 (2015), my six-month report on the implementation of the resolution, which covers the period from 16 June to 16 December 2019.I should be grateful if the present letter and the report could be issued as a...
December 5, 2019
MR BROWN:  Good morning, everyone.  Welcome to the State Department.  Thanks for coming.  Joining us today in the briefing room is Special Representative for Iran and Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook.  He’ll be addressing Iran’s continued malign behavior throughout the world and the U.S. maximum pressure campaign to deter that behavior...
December 5, 2019
Q: Why did France, the United Kingdom and Germany decide to send another letter to the UN Secretary-General asking for another report on the Iranian ballistic missile program?A: We have repeatedly expressed our strong concern over Iran’s ballistic missile activities, which are not in compliance with its obligations under UN Security Council...
December 5, 2019
New York, Dec 5, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi said on Thursday that letter of the three European members of the UN Security Council is another attempt made for the arbitrary interpretation of paragraph 3 of annex B to Security Council resolution 2231 (2015).
November 27, 2019
Further to our letter dated 25 March 2019 (S/2019/270), France, Germany and the United Kingdom wish to bring to the attention of the Security Council recent actions undertaken by Iran which are inconsistent with paragraph 3 of annex B to resolution 2231 (2015), regarding Iran’s ballistic missile programme.As the Security Council is aware,...
November 19, 2019
In September 1981, Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger asked the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to produce an unclassified overview of the Soviet Union’s military strength. The purpose was to provide America's leaders, the national security community, and the public a comprehensive and accurate view of the threat. The result: the first...
November 14, 2019
The Department of Justice announced that Behzad  Pourghannad was sentenced yesterday to 46 months in prison for participating in a conspiracy to export carbon fiber from the United States to Iran between 2008 and 2013.  Pourghannad pleaded guilty on Aug. 29, 2019,before United States Magistrate Judge Paul E. Davison.  United States District Judge...
November 4, 2019
The objective of any sanctions regime is not to punish the target country or weaken its economy as an end in itself. Rather, a sanctions campaign—including the Trump Administration’s policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran—is meant to change the target country’s behavior. Such a result could come from a reduction in its capabilities to implement...

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