Bab al-Mandab, Yemen
4 October 2023

CENTCOM announced that the U.S. had “transferred approximately 1.1 million 7.62mm rounds to the Ukrainian armed forces… These munitions were originally seized [in December 2022] by U.S. Central Command naval forces… [while] being transferred from the IRGC to the Huthis in Yemen in violation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2216”. The statement further asserted that “the U.S. is committed to working with our allies and partners to counter the flow of Iranian lethal aid in the region by all lawful means”.

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