Iran reports successful rocket launch

Iran has successfully launched a Simorgh rocket which satellites to 250 kilograms in Earth orbit.

"With this successful test is Imam Khomeini Space Centre officially inaugurated", State television reported Thursday.

That news will further the already strained relationship with the United States deteriorate. The Americans are concerned about the missile program of Iran, with the possible development of ballistic projectiles, and announced new sanctions to already.

Tehran insists the complex, which was opened just now supposed to satellites in space, including the preparation, launch, conduction and control. The US accuse Iran of "malicious activity" in the Middle East. That undermine any "positive contribution" of the agreement from 2015 on restriction of the nuclear programme.

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