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Iran to buy Su-35 fighter jets from Russia
The Iranian authorities has announced that an agreement has been signed with Russia to buy Su-35 fighter jets. The contract was signed after the expiration of the UN arms embargo prohibiting Iran's purchase of conventional weapons, reported the Iranian state news agency IRNA.
In a message to the United Nations, Iran said Russia had shown its willingness to sell the aircraft and the Su-35 jets were "technically acceptable."
Iran has an outdated fleet of fighter jets, mostly consisting of …
Lukashenko plans to visit Iran in March
Self-proclaimed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko plans an official visit to Tehran in March, reported the Belarusian news agency BelTA following Lukashenko's meeting with Iranian Ambassador Saeed Yari.
"I am absolutely convinced that this will be a significant meeting and negotiations in Iran will bring us to a new level of cooperation. But the main thing is that we must not miss this moment and time to establish relations at a higher level," Lukashenko said.
The Iranian ambassador, …
Media: U.S. along with another country are behind drone attack on Iranian weapons production facilities
A drone attack on a ballistic missile depot in Iran was carried out by the United States and another country, reported the TV channel Al-Hadath, citing its to sources in the United States.
The news outlet writes that the strike was meant to send a signal to Iran and Russia that "setting up [weapons] factories and the export of ballistic weapons are not allowed." Sources of the channel clarified that the second country involved in the attack on the Iranian facilities was not Israel.
Russia to supply Su-35 fighter jets to Iran in exchange for Shahed drones
At the end of March, Iran will receive Su-35 fighters purchased from Russia, reports the Iranian news agency Tasnim, quoting the member the Islamic Republic's parliamentary commission for national security and foreign policy, Shahriar Heydar. This is the first official statement by the representative of Tehran about the purchase of Russian fifth-generation fighter jets.
Heydar did not provide the number of aircraft purchased from Russia. According to him, Moscow will also supply Tehran with …
Iran is furious at Zelensky after his speech at U.S. Congress
The spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanaani, commented on the speech of Volodymyr Zelensky in the US Congress. The Iranian official condemned the "repeated accusations and rude statements" of the Ukrainian President.
Kanaani's anger was sparked by Zelensky saying that Iran was providing military assistance to Russia. Kanaani called the accusations of the Ukrainian President groundless. He claimed that his country did not supply military equipment to any of the parties …
Kyiv: Russia has run out of Iranian kamikaze drones
The speaker of the Ukrainian Air Force Command, Yuri Ignat, said that the Russian troops have not used Iranian kamikaze drones for several weeks. This is not so much because of the cold weather, but because the shipment of drones delivered by Iran has been used up, said Ignat at a briefing.
"For several weeks, the use of kamikaze drones of the Shahed type has not been observed. There are different opinions, factors and signs that suggest that probably the first batch that the occupiers …
Kyiv: Iran has stopped supplying weapons to Russia
Russia is experiencing a shortage of certain types of weapons and is trying to replenish it through supplies from other countries. Russia is currently in talks with Iran, but there have been no signs that Iran has sent new shipments of weapons to Russia, said the representative of Ukraine's Defense Ministry Intelligence Directorate, Vadym Skubitsly on Espresso TV.
Commenting on the pause in Russian missile strikes on Ukraine, Skibitsky explained that Russians, firstly, conduct additional …
Israel trying to prevent Iran from supplying weapons to Russia
In the last month, Israel, which previously tried to stay neutral neutral towards Russian aggression against Ukraine, has started changing its position. Israel has started began to provide intelligence data to international organizations and allied countries about Iran’s deliveries of weapons to Russia. Jerusalem is trying to put pressure on Tehran and stop the shipments of weapons, reports the Israeli news website Walla, citing high-ranking sources in the Israeli Defense Ministry and the …
Iran admits supplying kamikaze drones to Russia
The Iranian authorities for the first time publicly acknowledged the supply of unmanned aerial vehicles to Russia. The Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, said that before Russia's war against Ukraine Teheran provided Moscow with a limited number of drones, reported the Iranian state news agency IRNA. At the same time, the Iranian Foreign Minister denies deliveries of drones after the start of the war, as well as shipping missiles to Russia. According to several media …
Two military commanders allegedly responsible for the supply of kamikaze drones to Russia killed in Iran
The head of the regional intelligence of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Colonel Molashakhi, as well as the general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Basij), Javad Kikha, were shot dead in a car in the city of Zahedan. According to media reports, they were likely responsible for the supply of Shahed-136 kamikaze drones to Russia for its war against Ukraine.
According to the Iranian news agency Tasnim, in addition to these two high-ranking military officers, two more …