Sunday, August 13, the Parliament of Iran approved the allocation of 520 million dollars on the development of missile programs and expanding the activities of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps. Allegedly, this measure is intended to fight back «the arrogant us imperialists».
«The Americans should know that this is only the first step. The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to repulse the American provocations of terrorists», – quotes the TV channel «al Arabiya» Chairman of the Parliament Ali Larijani.
As reported by TASS, the Chairman of the international Affairs Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev said that the decision of the Iranian Parliament, a natural response to the tightening of sanctions. According to him, the US believes that they can do everything and others nothing. «The world can be sustained only on the basis of equality of rights of States, but it does not relieve States from obligations to the international community», – said Russian politician.
We will remind: on August 2, the President of the United States Donald trump signed passed by both houses of the us Congress of the law on introduction of additional sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea.
The reason for the imposition of sanctions against Iran began ballistic missile tests, interference with free navigation in the Persian Gulf and support of terrorist organizations
Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Araqchi, in turn, called trump signed the law on sanctions the violation of the Vienna agreement on the Iranian nuclear program.