Earlier, campaigners have won a legal challenge over the United Kingdom government's decision to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which has been launching a brutal war against the Arab impoverished country since March 2015. A final resolution encompassing the other 20 objections passed 51-45. Lindsey Graham, had initially filed 22 resolutions of disapproval, one for each of the arms sales the White House approved.
USA tensions with Iran reached new heights Friday morning after President Donald Trump said he called off a planned military strike on the country.
Trump is expected to veto them, and it will remain an uphill climb for Congress to come up with a two-thirds vote to overcome a veto.
Still, those in Congress looking to curb Trump's foreign policy powers could consider this progress since two bills meant to stop the Trump administration from being able to sell arms to Bahrain and Qatar failed late last week after being introduced by Republican Rand Paul. The flurry of attacks has escalated tensions between the US and Iran.
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The envoy made his remarks as day after an Iranian surface-to-air missile brought down an RQ-4A Global Hawk an unmanned aircraft. Trump's call with his close but controversial ally came shortly after he said he was in "no hurry" to attack Iran - a rival of Saudi Arabia - over its downing of a United States spy drone.
"They are carrying a significant amount of equity to protect USA interests and USA persons, and it is incumbent upon us to stand shoulder to shoulder with our partners, especially when they are on the front line for our interests", assistant secretary of state for political-military Affairs Clarke Cooper said during a teleconference with reporters. But a small group of lawmakers has been voicing concern about the Saudi-led coalition's war in Yemen for years.
The court said that the government must assess future risks of humanitarian law breaches when deciding whether to allow arms sales.
"This country will not stand for it, that I can tell you", he said later at the White House.