New Iran missile plan
IRAN’S parliament yesterday approved the first step of a bill to boost Tehran’s missile programme spending.
Lawmakers gave the go-ahead for the crafting of the bill which is aimed at countering “America’s terrorist and adventurist actions”, according to the state broadcaster IRIB.
The bill would allocate over $260 million (R3.5 billion) each to Iran’s ballistic missile programme and the Quds Force – the external arm of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps – which is deployed to Iraq and Syria. teleSUR