Khandan – Iran condemned on Thursday the new US sanctions over its ballistic missiles, saying it limits the positive results of the application of the nuclear deal by Washington.
The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi on “Tlgram” social networking, ” The Islamic Republic condemns in bad faith , the US administration goal of its efforts to reduce the positive results of the application of ” international agreement by imposing new sanctions “unilateral and illegal”.
The US administration decided to continue easing sanctions on Iran policy as stipulated nuclear deal with the major powers in 2015, which was US President Donald Trump has vowed to “shredded”.
But the US Treasury Department decided at the same time, the imposition of new sanctions against a number of military officials , Iranian and Chinese companies linked to Iran ‘s ballistic missile program.
Iran has denied seeking to acquire nuclear weapons, and said Ghasemi that its missile program is part of the “absolute and legitimate right in the defense capabilities of the country building”, as quoted by ‘Agence France Presse’.