Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky assured that all those involved in the plane crash in Tehran will be held accountable. The press service of the President of Ukraine reports.
"Officially, Tehran assured that all those involved in the crash will be held accountable, and the Ukrainian expert group will be provided with all the necessary support for further effective cooperation in the legal and technical fields," - the statement said.
According to the President of Ukraine, the recognition of the ‘rocket version’ as the cause of the disaster paved the way for the continuation of the investigation without any delays or obstacles
As we reported, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS 752 with 176 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport. Iranian Tasnim News Agency informed about that, pointing out that the reason for the crash was a "technical malfunction."
As of 7 a.m. January 8, the fate of passengers remained unknown. Local authorities feared that no one survived, because the plane was visibly on fire as it was falling, CGTN reported.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky responded to Iran’s statement about a missile strike at Ukrainian Boeing 737, demanding to bring those responsible to justice, return the bodies of the dead and pay compensation for the catastrophe.