Iran test-fires medium-range Shahab-3 ballistic missile: US officials

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Iran test-fires medium-range Shahab-3 ballistic missile: US officials

Washington (Web Desk): US officials claimed that Iran has test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile inside its borders.


A White House spokesman called the test launch an example of Iran “acting out” as a result of intense pressure from US economic sanctions.

The official said it is suspected the test was part of Iran’s efforts to improve the range and accuracy of their missiles, the Radio Pakistan reported.

Meanwhile, the nations that are still parties to the nuclear deal with Iran will have a meeting in Vienna on Sunday to see to what extent the agreement can be saved.

The meeting to be attended by officials from China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany will be chaired by the European Union.