Iran hopes to use Latin America in developing ballistic missile program

Posted on August 30, 2016 • Filed under: Latin America News, Police/Military Activity, Politics reported the Iranian foreign minister’s visit to Latin America last week signaled the Islamic Republic’s intent to rebuild its missile program in the Western Hemisphere, Emanuele Ottolenghi, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, wrote in an analysis on Monday.

“Iran has long relied on Latin America to evade Western sanctions, including, critically, on ballistic missiles technology,” Ottolenghi noted. “Now sanctions are gone and Iran’s missile activity no longer banned, but Tehran continues to use America’s backyard to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads.” Read Article

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