International Coordination Group takes into account Iran’s report on PS752 crash investigation

Source : 112 Ukraine

The countries of the Coordination Group will now carefully review this report and its findings
14:29, 18 March 2021

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The International Coordination and Response Group for victims of PS752 flight that includes Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom has made a joint statement on the report on the investigation published by Iran as Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry reported.

“We, Ministers representing Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom, have taken note of the release of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s final safety investigation report into the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 (PS752). The Coordination Group countries will now carefully review this report and its findings,” the message says.

The International group also expressed solidarity to families and relatives of victims, who continue to grieve their profound loss.

Related: PS752 crash: Ukraine joins statement of UK, Canada, Sweden on Iran’s prosecution of victims' families

Moreover, the coordination group will continue to demand from Iran accountability and transparency for this tragedy and justice for the victims.

Earlier, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba criticized Iran's final report on the causes of the crash of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight PS752. Kuleba accused Iran of concealing the true causes of its downing

Iran’s civil aviation body released the final report on the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane in Tehran in 2020. The blame was laid on the air defense operator.

On January 8, Boeing 737 of Ukraine's International Airlines (PS 752 flight) with 176 passengers aboard crashed in Tehran, not far from Imam Khomeini airport.

11 citizens of Ukraine died in the crash, which left no survivors.

Related: Canada believes Iran’s report on PS752 crash’s investigation is incomplete

On the morning of Saturday, January 11, the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces announced that a missile launched by the Islamic Revolutionary Guards military center hit the Ukrainian Boeing 737 plane.

The results of the decryption of information from the aircraft's flight recorders carried out in France confirmed that the disaster was the result of a missile attack.

On February 20, the Iranian Military Prosecutor's Office announced the completion of the investigation into the downing of Ukraine International Airlines plane.

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