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Iran trained Russians on using armed drones, US intel says

The Pentagon has warned Iran not to provide armed drones to Russia for use in Ukraine.
A handout picture provided by the Iranian army's official website on Sept. 11, 2020, shows an Iranian Simorgh drone carrying a weapon.

Russian officials have received training on Iranian military drones in Iran over the past several weeks, a US official confirmed to Al-Monitor.

US intelligence believes the training is part of a recent agreement for Tehran to supply up to several hundred Iranian-made military drones to Russia amid its war in Ukraine.

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