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The Middle Eastern country showcased its latest lethal weapon on Saturday, during the country’s celebration of the 40th anniversary since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Iran’s Defence Minister Amir Hatami proudly unveiled the cruise missile which, he said, has a range of 1,300km (800 miles). While western experts say Tehran often exaggerates the capability of its armament, they conceded there are concerns surrounding Iran’s long-range ballistic missiles such as this one. 

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Mr Hatami showed for the first time the missile live on the country’s state television, announcing: “With a range of more than 1,300 km, this cruise missile needs a very short time for its preparedness and can fly at a low altitude.”

And in a stark warning to the west, Mr Hatami added: "The Hoveyzeh missile is the symbol of self-belief and an important defence achievement based on today's technological progress in the world.”

The missile, he added, shows that "no obstacle can hinder the Iranian nation's determination and will in the defence field."

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world war 3 iran news israel us missile iranian revolution 1979Iran unveiled a new cruise missile during the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution (Image: GETTY)

And in a last, chilling remark, the Defence Minister added, quoting Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei: “Iran will decisively respond to any kind of threat at the same level."

Giving further details about the weapon, Mr Hatami said the new surface-to-surface

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