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US Warns of ‘Large-Scale Military Partnership’ Between Russia and Iran

The “large-scale military partnership” between Moscow Y Tehran is “harmful” to UkraineIran’s neighbors and “the international community,” a White House spokesman said Friday.

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Referring in particular to the use by the Russian military of Iranian drones in UkraineJohn Kirby, spokesman for the National Security Council of the United States, stated that Russia “offers Iran an unprecedented level of military and technical support” that “transforms their relationship into a full advocacy partnership.”

According to US intelligence services, Moscow and Tehran are especially studying the possibility of launching joint production of drones in RussiaKirby stated.

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In return, Moscow plans to supply Iran with “sophisticated” equipment, helicopters, air defense systems and fighter jets, the spokesman said.

According to Washington, Iran studies the possibility of selling “hundreds” of ballistic missiles to Russia.

Kirby also said that USA it is going to sanction “three Russian-based entities” especially active in “the acquisition and use of Iranian drones”.

Source: Elcomercio

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