Britain, France and Germany had previously sent similar requests by letter to the United Nations. At the Security Council meeting, Russia's UN ambassador Vasily Nebensya described this as an "outrageous situation". He again denied allegations of the use of Iranian drones in the war against Ukraine and reiterated a warning against a related UN investigation. If it came to that, Russia would have to reconsider cooperation with the UN. His deputy Dmitry Poljanski had put it similarly a few days ago.
War in Ukraine: US calls for UN investigation into use of Iranian drones
The United States has called for a United Nations investigation into allegations of Russia's use of Iranian drones in the war against Ukraine before the UN Security Council.