Iranian Security Chief Ali Shamkhani Says Country Won’t Increase Missile Range
Iranian Missile. Representational image (Photo Credit: Getty images)

Tehran, January 29: Iran's senior security official says his country has no plans to increase range of its missile systems. Tuesday's report on state TV quotes the secretary of Iran's top security body, Ali Shamkhani, as saying that Iran "has no intention of increasing the range of our missiles." In 2017, Iran's Revolutionary Guard chief, General Mohammad Ali Jafari, said the country's supreme leader had limited the range of its ballistic missiles to 2,000 kilometres.

The West is suspicious that Iran's missile program is capable of delivering nuclear weapons. Iran denies the charge. Iran Launches Missile Strikes at Terrorists Bases in Syria.

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday his country is ready to impose further sanctions on Iran if no progress is made in talks to limit its ballistic missile programme.