Iranian drones

The senior adviser hailed Iran’s “look to the east” policy, a notion promoted by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, which calls for an expansion of ties with China and Russia as a long-term strategy to fight off “Western hegemony” and mitigate sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic.   The eastward approach, according to the intelligence official, has paid off by tilting the balance of global power in Iran’s favor and to the disadvantage of the West. “And the Ukraine war is an example,” he said, without explaining whether that was confirmation of Iran’s cooperation with Russia in the war.

Source: Iran intel official says China in line to buy Tehran’s drones   – Al-Monitor: Independent, trusted coverage of the Middle East