Russia joins Iran in denouncing the U.S. “plot” against Yemen’s Houthi rebels. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian held talks with Russia’s Sergey Lavrov. Two leaders said that the U.S. is trying to concoct excuses to expand its regional presence. Russia and Iran criticised U.S. attempts to pass a UN resolution against Yemen’s Houthis. The statements come as the UN Security Council is set to vote on an anti-Houthi resolution. Watch this report for more.