UN Chief: Iranian Weapons Proliferation Under Investigation

Numbers mark features that supposedly identify Iranian Qiam-class ballistic missile remnants on display at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 2017 .

Dec. 15, 2017 – Antonio Guterres has reported to the Security Council that the UN is examining evidence that Iran has transferred ballistic missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen in violation of Security Council resolutions.

Saudi authorities claim a missile fired at Riyadh airport last month was of Iranian origin, a claim backed by the United States, whose ambassador, Nikki Haley, presented evidence at a military base in Washington DC on Dec. 12 of what she says is confirmation of Iranian weapons proliferation.

In his report, Guterres says that markings found on remnants of missiles fired into Saudi Arabia by Houthis bore similarities to a logo used by a sanctioned Iranian industrial company.

His full report is here.