Iran has tested a ballistic missile, The Sun reported, citing sources in the Pentagon.
It is noted that the Shahab-3 missile flew 1,000 km, not threating to shipping or US bases.
Iran has tested a medium-range missile in order to improve the “range and accuracy” of its weapons.
The launch took place against the backdrop of rising tensions with the United States and Britain.
On July 4, nearby Gibraltar, with the help of the British Navy, a tanker from Iran, Grace 1, was transported to Syria despite EU sanctions. On July 19, the British tanker Stena Impero with 23 crew members on board was detained by the Corps of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution in the Strait of Hormuz.
As The Journalist reported, Iran increased uranium enrichment level up to 4.5%.