During the commander-in-chief’s meeting on Monday was discussed the use of Iranian drones by the Russian Federation in the war against Ukraine. This was announced by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky in his evening speech, quoted by “Ukrinform”.
“I held another staff meeting today. The main focus is on the operational situation on the front line. We listened to the report from the commander-in-chief, commanders, chief of intelligence, minister of defense. We discussed the use of new weapons from the occupiers, in particular Iranian drones “.
On September 23, the president of Ukraine he asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to respond to the facts on the use of weaponsproduced in Iran, by Russian troops.
Another kamikaze drone attack on Odessa
Military infrastructure was hit, no one was injured
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine informed Iran’s Temporary Chargé d’Affaires in Ukraine for the decision to withdraw the accreditation of the ambassador of Iran in Ukraine and to significantly reduce their number of the diplomatic staff of the embassy.
We remind you that on 21 and 23 September Iranian kamikaze drones have already hit Odessa. On Monday night, Odessa was attacked by unmanned kamikaze planes. In September, the Ukrainian military said it first shot down a Shahed 136 drone near Kupyansk in Kharkiv Oblast during the counter-offensive. The Wall Street Journal reported that drones acquired by the Russian military typically fly in pairs and crash into their targets.
The United States imposes sanctions on four Iranian companies that have supplied Russia with drones
The manager of one of the companies was also sanctioned as a private individual
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said Ukraine should “refrain from the influence of third countries seeking to destroy relations between the two countries”.
He stressed that Tehran regrets Kiev’s decision.
According to Kanaani, it is “based on unconfirmed news and is the result of media noise from foreign countries”.