“There need to be qualified experts doing that (the decryption of data, - 112.international) but it’s also a question of technology and equipment and that is not available in Iran. There has been broad consensus in the international community that France would be the right place to send those boxes (and) we continue to pressure Iran to do just that,” Trudeau said.
He also underlined that the refusal of Teheran to recognize the dual citizenship hinders the provision of help to the families of the Canadians deceased in the crash; a lot of them had close ties with Iran.
Earlier, Iran asked the U.S. and France to provide the equipment for the decryption of the black boxes of the plane of Ukraine International Airlines downed in Teheran.
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.
On January 19, the bodies of the Ukrainians, who died in a plane crash in Iran, were delivered to Ukraine. The farewell ceremony took place at Boryspil Airport from 13.00 to 19.00.
As of January 21, Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization stated in the second preliminary investigation report that PS752 was downed by two short-range surface-to-air missiles.