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>> This stealth warship has been launched by Iran, that as tensions with archenemy, the United States, are on the rise. The Iranian Navy launched the domestically made Sahand destroyer in a ceremony of pomp and circumstance on Saturday.>>
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> State media says it has radar evading stealth properties, and electronic warfare capabilities, and can take on five months journeys without refueling.
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It has a flight deck for helicopters, torpedo launchers, and anti-ship guns.>>
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>> US President Donald Trump pulled out of an international agreement on Iran's nuclear program back in May and reimposed sanctions on Tehran. Trump said the deal was flawed because it didn't include curbs on the country's development of ballistic missiles.
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Or it's support for proxies in Syria, Yemen, Lebanon, and Iraq. The US goal is to cut Iran's oil exports to zero. Iran has hit back saying that if it can't export then no other country will be allowed to export oil through the Straight of Hormuz at the mouth of the Gulf.
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In the face of international sanctions and embargoes the nation has developed a large domestic weapons industry. The county's supreme leader said last week Iran should increase its military capability and readiness to ward off enemies.