Final report on MH17 air crash to be released October 13

Source : 112 Ukraine

Joint Group on Investigation into MH-17 Tragedy expressed disappointment over Russia's veto in the course of the UN Security Council’s vote
18:29, 9 October 2015

112 Agency

October 13, the presentation of the results of Investigation into MH-17 Tragedy would be held, as informed the Dutch side.

Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine agreed on further coordination and joint work aimed to punish the perpetrators of the MH-17 tragedy. They also noted the importance of the initiative of Ukraine to establish the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of terrorist attacks.

The heads of delegations of the states-participants of the Joint Group on Investigation into the mentioned case expressed disappointment over Russia's veto in the course of the UN Security Council’s vote on a resolution establishing a tribunal to investigate the tragedy.

"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.

According to the Ukrainian government and Western countries, Donetsk militants shot down the plane using "Buk" anti-aircraft missile system, transferred from Russia. Netherlands promised to prepare the final report on the causes of the disaster till the end of the year. Russia denies its involvement in the crash.

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