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ADEN: UN experts in Yemen yesterday investigated an Iran-linked arms shipment which authorities intercepted in January, the official Saba news agency reported.
The UN team, escorted by army general Nasser Al Taheri, inspected the contents of the ship which Saba said includes surface-to-air missiles, Katyusha rockets, explosives, ammunition and surveillance systems.
The Yemeni coastguard, in coordination with the US navy, intercepted the Jihan II in the Arabia Sea and authorities have said the ship carried rockets and explosives that came from Iran. Tehran denies any involvement.