In a statement sent to Aljazeera.net, the armed group said it named the missile Abeer after Abeer Mahmoud al-Janabi, the Iraqi teenager who was raped and killed in
The group vowed to take revenge on "her killers".
According to the statement, the missile can carry a 20kg warhead as far as 20km.
The Islamic Army denied the reports and said in the statement that such talks never happened; however, the statement did not close the door on the possibilty of negotiations in the future.
The statement which was sent by email said: "We do not have a problem with negotiations in principle, but there are things that the
Mounzer Sleiman, a
"The missile will allow the resistance fighters to perform attacks miles away from the target, which is safer for them.
"Also, the video shows that they depended on domestic capabilities, which implies the possibility of further enhancement to the missile and the launching technique.
"Basically, if they did this, that means they will manufacture a launching battery soon."
Source: Al JazeeraGüncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16