US Urges Iran to Halt Drone Sales to Russia amid Rising Tensions

The US is urging to cease its sale of armed drones and related parts to , particularly as these are being deployed in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. This request is part of broader, unwritten discussions between and Tehran aimed at reducing existing tensions.

These drones have been a point of contention, especially as the US and Iran navigate their relationship to mitigate confrontations and restart discussions about Iran's nuclear activities.

Addressing the situation, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken voiced concerns on Tuesday, highlighting the need to counteract Iran's “growing nuclear threat.”

Simultaneously, both nations have engaged in negotiations concerning the potential release of detained individuals. Iran recently transitioned four detained US citizens to house arrest from Tehran's Evin prison, with a fifth already in home confinement.

This move follows last week's insights from Reuters, revealing that Iran might release these five US citizens in a deal that could potentially unlock $6 billion of Iran's funds, presently frozen in .

At the time of reporting by Reuters, neither the nor Iran's foreign ministry has offered any comments regarding these latest developments.

Get your Part 107 Certificate

Pass the test and take to the skies with the Pilot Institute. We have helped thousands of people become airplane and commercial drone pilots. Our courses are designed by industry experts to help you pass FAA tests and achieve your dreams.

pilot institute dronexl

Copyright © 2024. All rights reserved. The content, images, and intellectual property on this website are protected by copyright law. Reproduction or distribution of any material without prior written permission from is strictly prohibited. For permissions and inquiries, please contact us first.

FTC: is an Amazon Associate and uses affiliate links that can generate income from qualifying purchases. We do not sell, share, rent out, or spam your email.

Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

Articles: 3162

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.