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Iran summons Ukraine's top diplomat after Isfahan drone strike

Iran's summoning relates to a Ukrainian presidential adviser's tweet that implicitly welcomes the suspected Israeli attack over the weekend.
People demonstrate outside the Iranian embassy in Ukraine on October 17, 2022 in Kyiv, after the city was hit by swarms of kamikaze drones sold by Iran to Russia, leaving at least three dead. (Photo by SERGEI CHUZAVKOV/AFP via Getty Images)

Iran summoned Ukraine's chargé d'affaires in Tehran on Monday after a Ukrainian official appeared to praise a suspected Israeli drone strike on an Iranian factory on Sunday morning local time. 

What happened: A military factory in the central Iranian city of Isfahan sustained a drone attack Saturday night. The damage from the strike was unclear. A US official told Reuters that Israel “appears” to have been responsible, though the Israeli military has not confirmed this. Israeli officials rarely discuss their overseas operations. 

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