TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran wants to examine missile parts the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations displayed last week as “undeniable” evidence that Tehran has been arming Yemen’s Shiite rebels.

Defense Minister Gen. Amir Hatami says Iran will file a complaint to the U.N. and demand that “parts of the missile be delivered to Iran” for examination.

He told the semi-official Tasnim news agency on Monday that U.S. claims cannot be “answered remotely.”

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday showed off the missile parts to cameras at a military base near Washington. She said the projectile was supplied by Iran and launched by Yemen’s Houthis at the airport in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Iran dismissed it as a “fake and fabricated” claim. Tehran denies arming Yemen’s rebels in the war with Saudi Arabia.

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NYT: Germany Ties Iraq Aid to Peaceful Resolution of Conflict With Kurds

BERLIN — Germany wants to continue support for Iraq and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government, but that aid depends on peaceful efforts to solve the conflict between the two sides, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Monday.

The German government has provided more than 1 billion euros in humanitarian, development and stabilization aid to Iraq since 2014, making it one of the biggest international donors.

“Our support is for Iraq as a unified state,” Gabriel told reporters after meeting with KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzan in Berlin. “We want to continue that, but the precondition is that Iraq solves its internal conflicts peacefully and democratically, and that we find a way out of the tense situation we are in now.”

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