“We didn’t invite them here”: Danilov confirmed the liquidation of Iranian instructors in Crimea

Oleksiy Danilov made it clear that any further Iranian military presence would be a target.

Iranian kamikaze drones "Shakhed-136" / photo mil.in.ua
Iranian kamikaze drones “Shakhed-136” / photo mil.in.ua

The NSDC confirmed the liquidation of the Iranian instructors who taught the Russian occupiers how to pilot Shahed-136 kamikaze drones.

According to  The Guardian , the Secretary of the NSDC Danilov sent a clear message to the allies of the Russian occupiers, saying that the Armed Forces destroyed the Iranians in Crimea who helped the Russians operate the Shahed-136 drones. 

Earlier, the Israeli press reported on 10 Iranians killed in Crimea. Oleksiy Danilov made it clear that any further Iranian military presence would be a target. 

“They were on our territory. We did not invite them here, and if they cooperate with terrorists and participate in the destruction of our nation, we must kill them,” the NSDC secretary said.

Iranian kamikaze drone instructors in the Russian Federation

On October 20, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced that  Iranian advisers and instructors  on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles had arrived on the territory of the Russian Federation. In particular, it is known about the training of the operators of the existing “Shahed-136” UAVs and the promising “Arash-2” UAVs.

A report by the Institute for the Study of War reported that Ukrainian forces were able to destroy a Russian command and training center with Iranian drones, which the occupiers widely use to strike southern cities.

Later it was reported that Iranian kamikaze drone instructors were transported to Belarus .

(C)UNIAN 2022

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