Iran missiles

Tehran and Moscow welcome end to UN sanctions on Iran's weapons programme

Issue 1179 - 24 Oct 2023 | 4 minute read

Eight years after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal was adopted, a wave of restrictions on Iran’s ballistic missile programme have automatically fallen away. The US, Europe and others have vowed to keep up the pressure, imposing fresh restrictions on Iran, but the flows of drones and other weapons from Iran to Russia – and perhaps other consumers – seems only likely to increase.

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