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The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has removed from its website a statement accusing Russia in the crash of the Boeing Malaysia Airlines in June 2014, the day after the meeting of presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Donald trump in Helsinki, reports The Foreign Policy.
As writes the edition, the Embassy was briefly published a report on Tuesday, July 17, and it remained in the cached version of the site.
At the same time, the U.S. State Department did not issue a statement, although it was prepared, and contained harsh criticism of Moscow. In the version available to the newspaper, said: “four years after the crash, the world is still waiting for Russia’s recognition of guilt (…) the time has Come for Russia to stop its campaign of misinformation, to be included in the investigation (…) and to punish those responsible for the Downing of flight MH17”.
It is noted that the statement before this was produced annually in the day of the crash, July 17.
In may, a Joint investigation team (JIT) concluded 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 in the summer of 2014. All 298 people on Board were killed. In investigating the incident, the joint investigation team includes representatives from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine.
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