Thursday, April 27, 2006

Missiles-Connections Iran and N. Korea

AP Reports - Reports Today
Iran Gets First North Korean-Made Missiles
JERUSALEM - Iran has received its first batch of North Korean-made surface-to-surface missiles that put European countries within firing range, Israel's military intelligence chief said in an interview published Thursday.
The BM-25 missiles have a range of 1,550 miles and are capable of carrying nuclear warheads, the Haaretz daily reported.

Haaretz Daily - Reports TODAY
Iran buys surface-to-surface missiles capable of hitting Europe
Iran has purchased surface-to-surface missiles from North Korea with a range of 2,500 kilometers, the head of the Israel Defense Forces Intelligence Branch, Major General Amos Yadlin, said Wednesday. While Iran already possessed missiles capable of reaching Israel, the new weapons pose a threat for countries in Europe and parts of the Middle East that have now come into Iranian range.

Iran Bought Missiles From North Korea: Press - Posted 12/16/05- DEC 2005
Iran has bought 18 BM-25 missiles from North Korea which the Islamic Republic wants to transform to extend their range, the German press reported Dec. 16.
”Iran has bought 18 disassembled BM-25 missiles from North Korea with a range of 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles),” Bild newspaper said, citing a report from the German secret services.
Defense News

Which is it or When did Iran buy Missiles from North Korea??
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