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European Council to adopt resolution on MH17 tragedy at Summit

The European Council urges Russia to admit its responsibility
22:20, 27 June 2018

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A resolution on the MH17 crash might be adopted at the EU Summit, which takes place on June 28-29 in Brussels, as it is stated in the documents, which were distributed to the journalists in the European Council press center, Interfax reports.

“It is expected that the European Council will make a decision on MH17 flight crash calling Russian Federation to admit the responsibility and contribute into the efforts taken to determine the truth, justice and responsibility,” the document says.

Reportedly, Netherland and Austria have officially condemned Russia in crashing the MH17 flight. In particular, after the investigators from the Netherlands have found confirmation that the MH17 flight had been shot by Russia.

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Investigation confirms that the plane was shot with Buka, the weapon that got to the uncontrolled territory from Russian side.

The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that Russian Buka has never crossed the Ukrainian border. In addition, the Ministry claimed that Russia referred the evidence of Ukraine’s involvement in the Boeing disaster to the investigation institution. According to the Russian military, the plane was shot from Ukrainian Buka.

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As we reported earlier, Boeing 777 of Malaysian Airlines, flight number MH17, was destroyed while performing a regular flight from the Netherlands to Malaysia in July 2014. The tragedy took place in the sky over the militant-held section of Donetsk region. All 298 people aboard deceased; most of the victims, 196, were Dutch, but there were citizens of other nine countries as well.

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