The resolution would also commit to future action against Tehran.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley released a statement accusing Russian Federation of shielding Iran and warned the United States would consider other ways to take action against Tehran.
Speaking before the vote, Vassily Nebenzia, the Russian ambassador, said Moscow objected to the "selective and contentious" conclusions of the panel of experts. It would also expand sanctions criteria to include "any activity related to the use of ballistic missiles in Yemen".
Allen said his country was deeply concerned that Iran has failed to take necessary measures to prevent the direct or indirect supply of short-range ballistic missiles, missile propellents and unmanned aerial vehicles to Houthi rebels in Yemen, as reported by the Panel of Experts.
But on February 26, Nebenzya said the USA conclusion that Iran had supplied the rebels was "uncorroborated" and he said the evidence "requires verification and discussions within the sanctions committee" before the United Nations council can act on it.
Russian Federation proposed its own resolution to extend sanctions against Yemen for one year without mentioning Iran, which was unanimously approved by the security council.
In all, 11 nations voted in support of the United Kingdom -sponsored resolution, with China and Kazakhstan abstaining.
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The U.S. has been lobbying for months for Iran to be held accountable at the United Nations for violating an arms embargo on Houthi leaders.
The text, strongly supported by the United States, won 11 favorable votes at the 15-member Security Council but was blocked by Russia's veto. As CNBC writes in an article "Russia sets stage for UN veto of western bid to call out Iran", the United States has been lobbying for months for Iran to be held accountable at the United Nations, while at the same time threatening to quit a 2015 deal among world powers to curb Iran's nuclear program if "disastrous flaws" are not fixed.
Illustrative image of tribesmen loyal to Houthi rebels chanting slogans during a gathering aimed at mobilizing more fighters into battlefronts to fight pro-government forces, in Sana'a, Yemen, January 3, 2017. In his words, Iran has to take responsibility for its actions.
Iran has accused Washington of "participation and responsibility" for what it says are "atrocities committed by Saudi Arabia in Yemen".
A UN Security Council meeting on February 26, 2018.
Because of Iran's backing of the Huthis and Saudi Arabia's backing of the Yemeni government, the civil war has been viewed as a proxy war between the two regional rivals.