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(FILES) This file photo taken on August 29, 2017 shows United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley at the UN Security Council emergency meeting over North Korea's latest missile launch at UN Headquarters in New York. The United States on August 31,2017 described remarks by a Palestinian Hamas leader boasting of strong military ties with Iran as a "stunning admission" that showed Tehran was violating a UN ban on arms exports.Hamas leader Yahya al-Sinwar, who heads the Palestinian Islamist movement in Gaza, told reporters on Monday that Iran was the "biggest supporter" of Hamas's military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.In a statement, the US mission to the United Nations recalled that Iran is barred from exporting weapons under a key UN resolution that endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers."Once again, Iran is showing its true colors," said US Ambassador Nikki Haley. / AFP PHOTO / KENA BETANCURKENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, CM - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **
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