Iran urged its citizens not to go to Ukraine or leave this country

Sofiia Telishevska

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran advises its citizens to refrain from traveling to Ukraine or to leave the country if they are already there.

This is stated in the report of Reuters.

"In connection with the escalation of military conflicts and increasing instability in Ukraine, all citizens of Iran are strongly advised to refrain from traveling to this country. At the same time, Iranian citizens living in Ukraine are advised to leave this country in order to preserve their lives and safety," the ministry noted.

  • Russian troops are currently attacking Ukraine with Iranian Shahed-136 kamikaze drones and using Mohajer multi-purpose drones in the war.
  • The Washington Post newspaper wrote on October 16 that Iran is ready to transfer the Fateh-110 and Zolfaghar surface-to-surface missiles to the Russian Federation. These are short-range ballistic missiles capable of hitting targets at a distance of 300 and 700 kilometers.
  • On October 20, Britain and the EU introduced sanctions against Iran for the supply of drones.