MH17: Ukrainian prosecutors to continue their work in joint investigation team

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Ukraine's Prosecutor General, a relevant agreement on the continuation will be signed by the end of this week
10:48, 2 March 2020


Ukrainian investigators will continue their work in a joint investigation team that is inquiring into the MH17 catastrophe, an agreement on the continuation of their work will be signed by the end of this week. The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Ruslan Ryaboshapka told this to journalists, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

"The continuation of the investigation team agreement is planned to be signed later this week, and we will also continue this agreement. Our prosecutors are fully represented in this investigation team, they are professionals, they are able to cooperate and work qualitatively in this investigation team," Ryaboshapka said.

Related: MH17 case: Four Ukrainian prosecutors join investigation team

As we reported earlier, the Netherlands prosecutor Fred Westerbeke stated there were witnesses to testify that the rocket, which had struck the Boeing 777 Malaysian Airlines (MH17 flight) in 2014, had been launched by a Russian Armed Forces brigade.

According to him, there is no doubt the missile system came from the 53rd Brigade of the armed forces of the Russian Federation.

"I would say I have an eyewitness. And how many, I did not say how many," Westerbeke said.

Related: Prosecutor of Netherlands accuses Russia of MH17 downing

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