US navy monitors Iranian ships heading for Yemen

Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said Tuesday that the US navy is monitoring the Iranian warships accompanying an Iran-flagged cargo vessel carrying humanitarian aid for delivery to Yemen during the five-day ceasefire beginning Tuesday night. He called on the Iranian ships to change course for Djibouti where the UN has set up a Yemen aid center and warned Tehran not to stage an “sort of stunt” that would sabotage the ceasefire.

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