20 October 2022

The National Security Council’s spokesperson reported that “Russian military personnel that are based in Crimea have been piloting Iranian UAVs, using them to conduct strikes across Ukraine, including strikes against Kyiv… Iranian military personnel were on the ground in Crimea and assisted with these operations”. “Tehran is now directly engaged on the ground and through the provision of weapons that are impacting civilians and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine, that are killing civilians and destroying civilian infrastructure in Ukraine”, he added.

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