Stars and Stripes stripes.com 08 Jan, 2021 14:00 am

Five nations want Iran to deliver justice on downed plane

Five nations want Iran to deliver justice on downed plane
The shootdown by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard happened the same night Iran launched a ballistic missile attack targeting U.S. soldiers in Iraq.

" In a joint statement marking the one-year anniversary of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crash, Ukraine, France, Canada, Britain and Sweden said they want Tehran "to provide a complete and thorough explanation of the events and decisions that led to this appalling plane crash.At first, Iran had denied its involvement in the plane crash but then announced that its military had mistakenly and unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner.Five nations want Iran to deliver justice on downed plane COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The countries whose citizens were killed when Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner said Friday they want Iran "to deliver justice and make sure Iran makes full reparations to the families of the victims and affected countries.The shootdown by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard happened the same night Iran launched a ballistic missile attack targeting U.

The statement was signed by ministers of Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine and United Kingdom.The plane was en route to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.

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