"The Malaysian delegation submitted a draft resolution on the establishment of the tribunal. Currently, the experts are discussing this issue, but date has not been set for a vote yet", the press-secretary of the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN Alexei Zaitsev informed “TASS” on this event.
Currently, the experts are discussing this issue, but date has not been set for a vote yet," said Zaitsev.
As reported before, last week the draft resolution and the proposed tribunal were introduced to the delegations of member countries of the UN Security Council.
The draft resolution indicated that the establishment of the Tribunal regarding the flight MH17 will serve as "an effective guarantee of an independent and impartial process to ensure responsibility" for the crash.
According to the document, all UN Member States must cooperate and act within the framework of the tribunal.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs rebuked the proposal to establish the UN special tribunal on the case of the MH17 flight MH17. Deputy Minister Gennady Gatilov said that Moscow believes this idea is ill-timed and counterproductive.
As reported before, the "Malaysian Airlines" passenger aircraft was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by militants July 17, 2014 in the Donetsk region. All 298 people died. Most of the passengers, 193 people, were citizens of Netherlands.
Earlier, Dutch experts concluded that the fragment, which stuck in the fuselage of the Boeing, is part of the Buk missile system. At the same time the Russian Defense Ministry refuted a message that Boeing was shot down by Russian air defense missile systems.