Poroshenko demanded to punish Russia for the destruction of “Boeing” over the Donbas


Peter, Porosencova: Tatyana Zenkovich / Reuters

Russia must be held accountable for the destruction of Malaysian “Boeing” in the sky over the Donbass in 2014, according to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. On Tuesday, July 17, he wrote on his page in Facebook.

“The fourth anniversary of the tragedy MH17. Bow our heads in mourning and praying with the families of the 298 who died tragically. A joint investigation team, which includes representatives of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, Ukraine and the Netherlands, found that the plane was shot down by a Russian anti-aircraft missile complex “Buk”, which belonged to the Russian army and was taken [on the territory of Donetsk region] from Russia. That Russia should be held accountable for the attack,” — said the Ukrainian leader.

Poroshenko assured that Ukraine will continue to provide the assistance necessary to conduct a professional investigation and punishment of those responsible for the tragedy. “Believe in truth and justice. All those involved in this terrorist attack should be prosecuted and punished”, — he stressed.

In may, a Joint investigation team came to the conclusion that “Boeing” Malaysia Airlines shot down the “Buk” of the Russian armed forces, but who exactly is responsible for this, not installed. Then the Dutch government declared that Russia was guilty in the plane crash. To the charges joined Australia, NATO and the European Union. The Minister of transport of Malaysia Anthony Locke later said that Russia can not be considered guilty in the crash.

“Boeing-777” Malaysia Airlines flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur flight MH17, crashed in the Donetsk region, armed conflict between supporters samoprovzglashenny Donetsk national Republic and Ukraine on 17 July 2014. All 298 people on Board were killed.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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