According to The Washington Post, the US and allied security officials say that Iran is going to add new missiles to its supply of weaponry to help it ramp up its attacks on Ukraine.
According to The Post, officials in Iran have agreed to send missiles and attack drones to fight against the Ukrainians.
According to the Washington Post, US officials said that a recent intelligence assessment said that Iran is preparing its first shipment of two powerful short-range missiles that can reach far away.
Russia has lost a lot of military equipment during the fighting in Ukraine. According to the Post, its supply of missiles is decreasing.
The Russian military is firing Iranian-made "kamikaze" or suicide drones. There will be more of these drones in the new shipments.
Insider's Mia Janckowicz reports that President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Russia used a mixture of Shahed-series "suicide drones" from Iran and home-built missiles in a wave of strikes.
Zelenskyy said that Russia had ordered more than 2,400 Shahed-136 drones. The Shahed drones is light and quick and can carry up to 30 grams.
According to The Post, Ukrainian officials said that Iran supplied most of the drones used by Russia.
Iran denied giving Russia weapons. In a call with his Portuguese counterpart, the Foreign Minister of Iran said that his country would not provide any weapons for the war in Ukraine. The war will continue if the sides of the crisis are not supplied.
Insider's Jake Epstein reports that US officials said that Russia's hunt for weapons in countries like Iran and North Korea is a sign that things are not going well on the battlefield.