Donald Trump has put Iran “on notice” over a ballistic missile test that could be in contravention of a UN resolution.
Mr Trump tweeted that Tehran should have been “thankful” for the nuclear deal struck with the US and other world powers in 2015 as the country was on “its last legs”.
The warning appears an early manifestation of Mr Trump’s promise of a tougher American approach to Iran.
Yesterday, the President’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, told reporters the administration “condemns such actions by Iran that undermine security, prosperity and stability throughout and beyond the Middle East that puts American lives at risk”. 
“The Obama administration failed to respond adequately to Tehran’s malign actions -including weapons transfers, support for terrorism and other violation of international norms,” he said. 
The US and Israel claimed that Sunday’s test launch, the first by Iran since Mr Trump become president, was in breach of UN resolution 2231. The …