IP- Kyiv announced that it has chosen to decrease Iran's diplomatic representation in Ukraine.

Iran PressEurope: On 23 September 2022, Ukraine revoked the accreditation of the Iranian ambassador to Ukraine, Manouchehr Moradi. It decided to reduce Iran's diplomatic presence in Ukraine to protest Iran's drone deliveries to Russia, calling it an "unfriendly act that deals a serious blow to relations between Ukraine and Iran."The temporary charge d'affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Ukraine was called, according to the foreign ministry of Ukraine.

According to a ministry statement, the envoy was informed that providing Russian forces with Iranian weapons "directly contradicts the position of neutrality, respect for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine" and is "an unfriendly act that deals a serious blow to relations between Ukraine and Iran."

"In response to such an unfriendly act, the Ukrainian side decided to deprive the ambassador of Iran in Ukraine of accreditation, as well as to significantly reduce the number of diplomatic personnel of the Iranian embassy in Kyiv," the ministry said.

Earlier Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that western countries wanted Iran to play a role in solving the crisis in Ukraine.

US government and its allies have already committed to providing the most arms, weapons, and other equipment in the conflict against Russia. The just US spent more than $25 billion in military aid until the given date.


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