Zelensky accused Iran of lying about supplying drones to Russia and assured that at least 10 unmanned ships are shot down daily.

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Washington has also accused Tehran of providing missiles as well as sending military personnel to Russian-occupied Crimea to teach the Russians how to use the planes and provide technical assistance

Zelensky accused Iran of lying about supplying drones to Russia and assured that at least 10 drones drones are shot down daily

Zelensky accused Iran of lying about supplying drones to Russia and claimed that at least 10 drones are shot down daily.

The president Ukraine's Volodimir Zelensky accused Iran of lying about supplying drones to Russiathat are used against his country, after Tehran admitted to handing over only a few before the war. “We shoot down at least ten Iranian drones every day,” Zelensky said on social media about him. “Even in this confession they lied,” he said.

Specifically, Iran's Foreign Minister, Hosein Amir Abdolahian, acknowledged this Saturday that his country supplied drones to Russia, after repeatedly denying this, but insisted that the shipment of drones took place months before the start of the war in Ukraine.

kyiv knows “for sure”, according to Zelensky, “that Iranian instructors taught Russian terrorists how to use drones, and Tehran is generally silent about it”.

The Ukrainian military says it has already shot down hundreds of Iranian-made Shahed-136 kamikaze drones. “Just yesterday, 11 Shahed drones were shot down,” Zelensky said.

Ukrainian military leadership suspects that Russia has ordered 2,400 such drones. “If Iran continues to lie about the obvious, it means the world will put even more effort into investigating terrorist cooperation between the Russian and Iranian regimes and what Russia pays Iran for such cooperation.” The President of Ukraine has stressed that there will be no impunity for “any of the terrorists or their accomplices”.

Zelensky accused Iran of lying about supplying drones to Russia and assured that at least 10 drones unmanned aircraft are shot down daily

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdolahian acknowledged on Saturday that his country had supplied drones to Russia, after repeatedly denying it, but insisted that the shipment of drones occurred months before the start of the war in Ukraine. (EFE)

In his message, Zelensky added that in the coming weeks they expect “good news” in relation to Ukraine's air and anti-missile defense.

“The kill rate has increased, but there is still work to be done,” he said. We must ensure the full protection of the Ukrainian sky and we will continue to do everything possible and impossible for this.” Zelensky added.

This Saturday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of IranHosein Amirabdolahian, admitted that his country has delivered a “limited” number of drones to Russia .

“We limited ourselves to providing Russia with a limited number of drones, months before the war in Ukraine”, Amirabdolahian tried to justify.

The United States has also accused Iran of providing missiles as well as sending military personnel to Russian-occupied Crimea to teach the Russians how to use the planes and provide technical assistance. The minister did not comment on this.

Zelensky accused Iran of lying about supplying drones to Russia and assured that at least 10 drones drones are shot down daily

The United States has also accused Iran of providing missiles as well as sending military personnel to Russian-occupied Crimea to teach the Russians how to use the planes and provide technical assistance. (REUTERS)

The European Union and the United Kingdom have imposed sanctions on three Iranian generals and an arms company accused of supplying drones to Russia. And in September, kyiv decided to significantly reduce diplomatic relations with Tehran over alleged arms shipments to the country.

For Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky, the The use of Iranian drones are a symbol of the “military and political failure” of Russian troops. “The fact that Russia asks Iran for help is the Kremlin's recognition of its military failure and political,” Zelensky said.

(With information from EFE)

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