TEHRAN — Iran and Russia are forging closer ties than ever as their international isolation pushes the two staunch American enemies toward greater trade and military cooperation, alarming Washington.
In July, Iran became the world’s largest buyer of Russian wheat. This month, Russia sent an Iranian satellite into space – a rare achievement for Tehran’s space program. And last week, the Iranian military held joint drone exercises with Russian forces as the US warned Moscow to prepare to receive Iranian drones for use in the war in Ukraine.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/iran-and-russia-are-cementing-an-alliance-with-grain-drones-and-satellites-11661605200 Iran and Russia Are Cementing an Alliance With Grain, Drones and Satellites