Iran says Trump claims of North Korea links 'nonsense'

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Iran's state-run broadcast said earlier Saturday, however, that the country had test-launched a ballistic missile capable of reaching Israel, which Trump acknowledged via Twitter.

US officials have pointed to Iran's missile tests, alleged support for terrorist groups and militias, and human rights abuses as threats to regional stability.

The test-firing of the Khorramshahr missile, which Iran said could carry several warheads, is likely to raise concerns in Washington.

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to renegotiate or to dump the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement between world powers and the Islamic Republic, which trades sanctions relief for a rollback of Iran's nuclear program.

Speaking during Friday's parade, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would press ahead with strengthening its missile capabilities and military defenses, Press TV reported.

Trump urged the global community not to let what he called the "murderous" Iranian regime to continue destabilising activities as it builds "dangerous missiles".

Donald Trump has accused Iran of working with with North Korea.

Iran already has two other missiles, Ghadr-F and Sejil, capable of reaching Israel, the sworn enemy of Iran, and the us bases located in the region. This text is supposed to ensure strictly civilian and peaceful iranian nuclear program, in exchange for gradual lifting of sanctions against Tehran. ", has tweeted us president".

"This is the third Iranian missile with a range of 2,000 km", it added.

"On the one hand Iran is trying to demonstrate they are the pragmatic rational actor here and maintain unity among the other signatories of the nuclear agreement, even if from the U.S. side it starts to unravel", Vakil told CNN.

Trump is due to report to Congress on October 15 on whether Iran is still complying with the deal and whether it remains in USA interests to stick by it.

Iran says all of its missiles are created to carry conventional warheads only and has limited their range to a maximum of 2,000 kilometres, although commanders say they have the technology to go further.

But it also has said that Iran's missile program violates the spirit of the nuclear agreement.

Even though Iran has long boasted of owning missiles within the exact same assortment included in the arsenal, it had been the very first time that this Khoramshahr rocket has been exhibited in public places.

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