Iran has more missiles than it can hide: General

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A grab from Islamic Republic of Iran News Network on October 14, 2015 is said to show missile launchers in an underground tunnel at an unknown location in Iran (AFP Photo/)

 

Tehran (AFP) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have so many missiles they don’t know where to hide them, a senior commander said at Friday prayers, after the United States threatened to impose fresh sanctions.

“We lack enough space in our stockpiles to house our missiles,” said General Hossein Salami, the Guards’ deputy, as a row with the US over Iran’s ballistic missile programme deepened.

“Hundreds of long tunnels are full of missiles ready to fly to protect your integrity, independence and freedom,” he told worshippers in Tehran, promising to never “stop developing our defence deterrent”. Continue reading