the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky will tell the nation about the situation with the destruction of the Ukrainian plane in Iran. The video is scheduled for Saturday, December 11, Zelensky, after consultation with experts working at the scene, and a telephone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. Conversation Zelensky and Rouhani is expected around 17:00, says “Interfax”. Plans Zelensky told in the press service of the Office of the President of Ukraine.
In turn, Iran’s Supreme leader Ali Khamenei’s condolences to the relatives of the victims in the crash, reports the Associated Press. Khamenei called the incident “a painful incident” and called on the army to Iran to find a solution to the problems that led to the mistaken attack of an aircraft, “International airlines of Ukraine” missile air defense system. The Iranian leader demanded guarantees non-admission of similar occurrences in the future.
“I urge the General staff of the armed forces of Iran to investigate the incident and determine possible guilt,” said Khamenei.
the Commander of the aerospace forces of Islamic revolution guards Corps Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizade admitted that he wished himself dead after reports of the fall of the Ukrainian aircraft.
the Boeing 737-800 fell on Wednesday a few minutes after takeoff from the Tehran airport. Killed 176 people. Among them are citizens of Iran, Ukraine, Canada, UK, Germany, Sweden and Afghanistan.