Washington
13 June 2024

The U.S. told the UN Security Council that “reports published by news agencies directly affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps are now publicly and openly touting that Iran has been supplying anti-ship ballistic missiles to the Houthis… Iran continues to directly support and enable Houthi attacks in the Red Sea region, and its continued and brazen violations of the arms embargo should not be overlooked by this Council”. Iran’s UN envoy wrote to the Security Council rejecting the U.S. claims as “unfounded allegations”, adding: “Iran has made it clear that it is committed to the Security Council’s relevant resolutions on the situation in Yemen and has not been engaged in activities in contravention of these resolutions”.

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