Iranian Deputy Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Hossein Salami said Iran would increase its missile range to above 2,000 km (1,242 miles) if threatened by Europe, in Tehran on Wednesday. «So far we have felt that Europe is not a threat, so we did not increase the range of our missiles. But if Europe wants to turn into a threat, we will increase the range of our missiles... Еще,» said the General. France has recently taken a tough stance on talks with Iran over its ballistic missile programme, calling for an «uncompromising» dialogue with the Islamic Republic. The EU has however been vocal in its support for keeping the Iran nuclear deal alive, as the US Congress decides whether to reimpose sanctions on the country.