In the story of the downed near Tehran Ukrainian aircraft Kiev insists on a full confession of Iran. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
According to him, Kiev is waiting for Iran’s assurances of readiness for a full and open investigation, bring perpetrators to justice, the return of the bodies of the victims, payment of compensation and an official apology through diplomatic channels.
Zelensky expressed hope that the investigation will be “no artificial delays and obstacles,” and 45 Ukrainian specialists “will receive full access and interaction to establish justice”.
Previously, the General staff of the Iranian Armed forces said that the cause of the crash of the Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” was the human factor. According to the statement, the Ukrainian plane was following too close to a sensitive military installation and was shot down.
the air defense System of Iran in the time of the accident were in a state of high alert because of the risk of attacks by the United States after Iranian missile attack bases with the us military in Iraq. In these “difficult and demanding” environment in Ukraine “Boeing” changed course shortly after taking off from Tehran, was mistaken for an enemy aircraft, and “due to human error and unintentionally, this goal was shot down,” said the Iranian General staff.
of the air force of Iran’s promise to “reduce to zero the risk of recurrence of such disasters,” reports “Interfax”. Stated that the guilty will face a military Tribunal.
the head of the judiciary of Iran Ibrahim Raisi has ordered to speed up the proceedings around Tehran shot down over the Ukrainian aircraft, reports RIA Novosti. The judiciary of the Iranian Armed forces charged in the shortest time to collect the documentation of the General staff of the guard Corps of the Islamic revolution and the civil aviation Organization, clarification of responsible persons regarding the definition of a judicial positionallow the perpetrators of this incident.
President of “Ukraine International airlines” Eugene Dykhne said that the airline never had a doubt that her crew and the plane “could not be the cause of this terrible, terrible plane crash”.
In the Russian state Duma condemns the actions of Iran, shot down a Ukrainian plane, but understand that the United States provoked the Iranians to the punch. This was stated by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin.
According to him, the incident with the Ukrainian “Boeing” — “this is not the position of the state of Iran, and the private error of one of the parties.” According to the Deputy, to believe in unintentioalness of action on the part of Iran is possible, Recalling that the government of the Islamic Republic did not hide anything and admitted the mistake publicly, but also invited to participate in the investigation of all the interested powers — the United States, Canada and Ukraine.
According to the head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev, after the recognition error Iran, the shooting down of a Ukrainian aircraft must be closed if the investigation does not prove that the intent of the Iranian military. Logical reason to believe the actions of the military in Iran’s deliberate “is not and cannot be”, the statement quoted Kosachev TASS.
the Boeing 737 of the company “Ukraine International airlines” crashed few minutes after taking off from Tehran airport on 8 January. According to reports, killing all 176 people aboard: they were citizens of Afghanistan, Germany, Iran, Canada and Ukraine, and also citizens of the UK and Sweden.