15 January 2024

Iran’s UN envoy wrote to the Security Council and UN Secretary-General rejecting U.S. claims about Iran’s involvement in Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, while asserting that “recent incidents in the Red Sea are directly related to Israel’s continued atrocities against the Palestinian people in Gaza”. He further argued that the Houthi group “maintains independent sovereignty, making decisions and taking actions in its own interest”.

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