Iranian officials have demanded they receive a portion of the missile that U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley claimed was among the “concrete evidence” that Iran was supplying arms illegally to Yemeni rebels.
Haley made the allegation Thursday while speaking in a U.S. military hanger that she said housed several pieces of evidence of Iran’s wrongdoing, with the bus-sized cylindrical missile body as the centerpiece. Haley said the missile had been fired from rebel Houthi-controlled territory and targeted an international airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, but missed its target.
Among other things, Haley said the missile resembled the kind made in Iran and said other missile debris is stamped with the logo of an Iranian manufacturer.
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