While Iran insists its space programme is for peaceful purposes, officials in the U.S. have long said any components used to put a satellite into orbit can also be used for building an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the US.
On July 18, the United States imposed sanctions on 18 entities and individuals over their alleged ties to Iran's military and ballistic missile program.
The U.S. also placed sanctions in Iran on July 18, restrictions that were directed at 18 people and entities for supporting its ballistic missile program or Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
In addition, foreign financial institutions that facilitate significant transactions for, or persons that provide material or certain other support to, the entities designated today risk exposure to sanctions that could sever their access to the U.S. financial system or block their property and interests in property under the United States jurisdiction.
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Schmidt's attempts to be released from prison on bond amid concerns he would flee before appearing for required court dates. His lawyers disclosed the plan during a brief conference with a judge, spokesman David Ashenfelter said.
This is while the deal between Iran and a group of six world powers, including the U.S., has nothing to do with Iran's space or missile programs.
In an analysis written previous year, arms control expert Jeffrey Lewis explained that the technology employed by Iran's Simorgh rocket appears to be the same used in North Korea's Unha SLV series, which the USA intelligence community has concluded "could be used for an ICBM-class vehicle" capable of carrying nuclear weapons to the U.S.
Resolution 2231, which endorsed the nuclear deal, only "calls upon" Iran not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles "designed to be capable of" delivering nuclear weapons.
In another allegation against the USA adversary, Mr Mnuchin said that missile attacks on U.S. partner Saudi Arabia over the weekend by Houthi rebels in Yemen had probably come with the support of Iran.
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"Iran - unlike the US - has complied in good faith with the letter AND spirit of (the nuclear deal)".
Shahrabi told state TV that the space center would allow Iran to start competing with world powers for launching light-weight satellites to low-level orbits of the earth. "We consider that to be continued ballistic missile development", she added.
On the other hand, in order to launch an inspection at Iran's military facilities, the U.S. needs coordination with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
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