Ukrainian rescuers return from Iran, - Secretary of Ukraine's NSDC

Source : 112 Ukraine

Several specialists continue working on the investigation
15:39, 13 January 2020

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Ukrainian rescuers, who were investigating the Boeing 737 crash in Tehran, departed from Iran. This was stated by National Security Council’s Secretary Oleksiy Danilov, Radio Svoboda reports.

"Some of the specialists, who are no longer needed, it is about our rescuers, who have completed all their necessary work, are returning to Ukraine. They crossed the border, we did everything necessary to make the return safe," Danilov stated.

Several specialists continue working on the investigation.

Related: Iranian Foreign Ministry allowed Ukraine to participate in investigation of PS 752 flight crash

As it was reported earlier, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines, flight PS 752 with 176 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed his regret that missiles launched by his army “by mistake” led to the crash of Ukrainian plane in Tehran.

"Armed Forces’ internal investigation has concluded that, regrettably, missiles fired due to human error caused the horrific crash of the Ukrainian plane & death of 176 innocent people," Rouhani said.

Related: UIA plane crash in Iran: Security Service launches investigation under three articles

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