U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today announced that the United States and its partner forces seized a boat in June carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen as he appealed. Again, to the US Security Council to expand arms embargo on Iran.

Pompeo told the State Department's press conference that the Security Council must continue to impose sanctions on Iran to prevent conflict in the region. Pompeo is leading the US push to persuade the Security Council to extend the sanctions due to expire in mid-October under the terms of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which the United States withdrew in 2018.

The man took a direct appeal to the council last week with a speech to 15 members, but Washington has been opposed by Russia and China for their continued sanctions. This ៕

Edit: Sun Lee