The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine informed charge d’affaires ad interim of Iran in Ukraine about the decision to revoke the accreditation of the Ambassador of Iran to Ukraine and to appreciably lower the selection of embassy’s diplomatic personnel owing to the information of the use of Iranian-built weapons by the Russian troops.
This is stated in the statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
“To fulfill the request of the President of Ukraine to choose urgent actions to answer to the information of the use of Iranian-manufactured weapons by the Russian troops in the territory of Ukraine, the charge d’affaires ad interim of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Ukraine was summoned to the Ministry of Overseas Affairs of Ukraine on September 23,” the statement reads.
The Iranian facet was advised that the source of Iranian weapons to Russia for its further more use by Russian troops in opposition to the Ukrainian civilian populace and the Defense Forces straight contradicts the position of neutrality and respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, publicly declared by the prime leadership of Iran.
“Supplying weapons to Russia for waging war towards Ukraine is an unfriendly act that offers a really serious blow to Ukraine–Iran relations,” the statement underscores.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes that the Ukrainian facet determined to revoke the accreditation of the Ambassador of Iran to Ukraine and to significantly decrease the amount of diplomatic personnel of the Embassy of Iran in Kyiv in response to such an unfriendly act.
As reported, the Russian troops intensified air attacks making use of Iranian Shahed-136 kamikaze drones in the south of Ukraine. In certain, the enemy after once again attacked the port infrastructure of the town of Ochakiv, Mykolaiv region, with these drones. One particular of the two drones was shot down by Ukrainian units, the other hit a port tug.
On September 23, the President of Ukraine asked for the Ministry of International Affairs to respond to the information of the use of Iranian-manufactured weapons by Russian troops.
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