UN report finds Iran in violation of Yemen arms embargo, Trump waives sanctions

AFP

January 12, 2018

Iran has violated a UN arms embargo by failing to block supplies to Yemen’s Houthi rebels of ballistic missiles that were fired at Saudi Arabia, according to a UN experts’ report seen by AFP on Friday.

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“The panel has identified missile remnants, related military equipment and military unmanned aerial vehicles that are of Iranian origin and were introduced into Yemen after the imposition of the targeted arms embargo,” said the report presented to the Security Council.

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Meanwhile, US president Donald Trump waived Iran nuclear sanctions, but for last time, according to a White House statement.

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More to follow.

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