Russian-Iranian cooperation within the army area is continuing in a peaceable, regular and constructive method throughout the framework of frequent pursuits, Tehran’s ambassador to Moscow, Kazem Jalali, instructed the every day Izvestia in an interview.
“Interplay between the 2 international locations throughout the framework of frequent pursuits in all areas, together with army cooperation, developed way back, and it’s continuing in a constructive, regular and naturally peaceable method. Each events are curious about wider relations throughout the framework of universally acknowledged worldwide guidelines,” he mentioned.
Whereas commenting on the accusations Iran was supplying drones to Russia for use in Ukraine, Jalali pressured that Tehran’s place had been repeatedly said by Iranian Overseas Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian.
“A gaggle of Iranian and Ukrainian specialists held particular conferences on this concern,” he added.
The ambassador pressured that Tehran was urging Kiev and Moscow to enter right into a dialogue in an effort to finish the battle.
The envoy recalled that Iran had greater than as soon as declared its readiness to help such talks as a mediator. On the similar time, he remarked that the disaster in Ukraine was rooted “in provocative insurance policies by NATO and the West.”
“Nonetheless, we don’t take into account [military confrontation] as a method of attaining a settlement. The institution of a truce and concentrate on a political and democratic answer is of the essence,” Jalali concluded.
Moscow and Tehran have repeatedly denied allegations that Russia was receiving Iranian drones and utilizing them in Ukraine. Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov known as such rumors as pretend information and pressured that the Russian military was utilizing drones of home manufacture. In early November, the Iranian international ministry has additionally introduced that Tehran had provided a small batch of drones to Moscow a number of months earlier than the beginning of the army operation in Ukraine.