The bodies of the Ukrainians, who died in a plane crash in Iran, were delivered to Ukraine. A live broadcast of the farewell ceremony broadcast by the 112 Ukraine TV channel.
A farewell ceremony will take place today at Boryspil Airport from 13.00 to 19.00.
As we reported, the Iranian side said it was ready to hand bodies of deceased Ukrainian citizens over to Ukraine. Ukraine's Interior Ministry informed about that on January 16.
"Today, experts of the Ministry that stay in Tehran received the DNA profiles of the remains of all eleven deceased citizens of Ukraine. Preparations for further passage to Ukraine are underway", says the message.
Their remains are supposed to reach Ukraine by January 19.
On January 8, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS752 with 176 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport.
11 citizens of Ukraine died in the crash of Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines (PS 752 flight). President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky reported that the passenger plane crash in the Iranian capital left no survivors.