A dozen Iranian instructors of Sheth-136 “kamikaze” drones were reportedly killed in Ukraine in recent days during two raids by Ukrainian forces.
According to Israeli media outlet GunThese would be Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps sent by Tehran to Ukraine to train Russian forces in the use of Iranian Shahed-136 drones.
The White House said Thursday The Iranians went to Russia-annexed Crimea in 2014 to help Russian forces use these drones in Ukraine.Moscow and Tehran deny it.
War in Ukraine: US says Iranian trainers have arrived in Crimea to help Russian forces use Shahed-136 drones.
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Iran was sanctioned by the European Union on Thursday for supplying Moscow with kamikaze drones – the Shahed-136 – while Russian attacks using the weapons have increased in recent weeks, kyiv reported.
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdullahiyan has acknowledged this His country “cooperated” with Moscow on “security matters” but refused to send weapons to the Kremlin for use in its war against Ukraine..
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