UN report: Iran accelerating development of long-range missiles

10.06.2011                      8.Siwan, 5771                      Isru Chag


Iran accelerating development of long-range missiles

Monitors sent to various countries uncover and document unauthorized activity by Iranian officials.

A report by a panel of experts convened by the United Nations reveals that over the past year Iran has stepped up the pace of its efforts to develop long-range missiles.
The report by the panel, which was convened a year ago after the UN Security Council imposed stiffer sanctions against Iran in an effort to halt the Iranian nuclear program, has not been officially released. In a campaign led by the United States, the United Nations has shown concern over Iran's development of medium- and long-range missiles in addition to the nuclear program itself. Iran's efforts to develop missiles have therefore been monitored along with Iranian weapons-smuggling operations….