Iran sold Russia ammunition worth over a million dollars for the war in Ukraine – according to media

Iran supports Russia's full-scale war against Ukraine

Iran supports Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine

If authentic, the 16-page document, dated September 14, 2022, appears to relate to samples of varying sizes of artillery, tank shells and rockets, he said.

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Sky News has been unable to independently verify the authenticity of the documents.

However, the security source alleged: “This is a contract between the Iranians and the Russians regarding ammunition… We believe it is 100% genuine.

The document was shared by the source along with five pages of an allegedly related contract that includes barrels for T-72 tanks and barrels for Howitzer artillery pieces, as well as ammunition. This deal was worth around $740,000.

The supplement also lists the ammunition pieces to be sent, including 12 pieces of the “shell body” and the “brass case” of the 122mm and 152mm ammunition respectively.

Sky News showed the documents to Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, when he visited the UK in May, and UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly.

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Kyiv and London said they planned to investigate the authenticity of the material and would take action if found to be credible.

“We suspected something like this was going on,” Vadym Prystaiko, Ukraine’s ambassador to the UK, told Sky News in a recent interview.

“As soon as we verify it properly, we can act accordingly.”

The Russian Embassy and the Iranian Embassy in the UK respectively did not respond to a request for comment on the arms deal allegations or the authenticity of the documents.

Iran has secretly supplied 100 million bullets and around 300,000 shells to Russia for the war in Ukraine and plans to send more, Sky News reported on March 8.

Tehran is also supporting Russia’s full-scale war on Ukraine by supplying suicide drones for attacks on civilian and critical infrastructure.

Iran provides Russia with ammunition in return for aid in missile development, the director of the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency, William Burns, said in late February.

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