What will become of the nuclear deal iran after missile test Tehran?

Frederica Mogherini said the world does not need another nuclear crisis

Frederica Mogherini said the world does not need another nuclear crisis

Iran's recent ballistic missile launch was fake and never took place, US officials told Fox News Monday.

Tehran says its missiles are only a conventional deterrent in the face of unrelenting threats by hostile states, particularly the USA, making it clear that it is entitled to bolster defense capabilities, including its missile arsenal, to smash the evil designs of any potential aggressor.

Macron also said France won't "close any door to dialogue" with North Korea and said it would be "a grave error" to unwind the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, which faces strong criticism from Trump. "They are also working with North Korea", he added. If he decides that it is not, it could open the way for renewed USA sanctions and perhaps the collapse of the agreement.

Israel is 1,118 miles from Iran. "We seek no one's permission to defend our land".

"We will strengthen our defence and military capabilities. whether you want it or not", Rouhani said, a direct response to Trump's speech at the UN General Assembly this week.

The test comes at the end of a heated week of diplomacy at the UN General Assembly in NY, where US President Donald Trump again accused Iran of destabilizing the Middle East, calling it a "rogue state whose chief exports are violence, bloodshed and chaos".

Trump has until October 15 to decide whether he wants to recertify Iran's compliance with the deal. The speech not only included juvenile taunts, as if this were another one of the president's self-indulgent red-state rallies, but it served as a reminder that Trump's foreign policy vision is increasingly incoherent. If he decides that it is not, that could open the way for USA lawmakers to reimpose sanctions, leading to the potential collapse of the agreement. He said it was the only way to prevent Iran from pursuing its nuclear program.

Iran fired the missile despite warnings from Washington that it was ready to ditch the agreement with the United States and other world powers.

The United Nations has called on Tehran to not undertake develop any missiles that could deliver nuclear weapons. However, a U.N. Security Council resolution prohibits Iran from developing missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

According to Press TV, the statement issued at the end of the G-77 foreign ministers' meeting at NY on Friday, "reaffirmed the importance of supporting and strengthening multilateralism, and in this regard recognized that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between the Islamic Republic of Iran and P5+1 is a concrete case of a successful multilateral action for resolving outstanding global issues".

The US went against the tide and was "the most isolated country at the United Nations over the nuclear agreement, which has been certified by the United Nations", he added. Iran expert Sanam Vakil, an associate fellow with the UK's Chatham House told that Rouhani was trying to please both the global as well as the domestic audience.

"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.

With a chorus of voices from those major signatory states affirming confidence in the Iran treaty, the USA is the "odd man out".

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