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The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky discussed with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani, the crash of the Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” (UIA). Reports radio station “Moscow speaking”.
While the details of the telephone conversation are not given.
After a few hours, as previously reported, the Ukrainian leader will deliver an address to the citizens. The video will be released after consultation of the President with the Ukrainian specialists working at the crash site.
The commander of the aerospace force of the IRGC, Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizade 11 Jan recognized the responsibility of his Department for the Downing of the Ukrainian plane. The General said he wanted to die when I found out about the plane crash.
Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” caught fire and crashed few minutes after takeoff from Tehran airport early in the morning on 8 January. Killing all aboard 176 people, most of them were citizens of Iran and Canada.
The Iranian authorities stated that the plane was shot down accidentally. The cause of the crash was called the “human factor”. The Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif explained that the mistake was made in a period of crisis because of the “adventurism” of the United States. In response to the statement of the Iranian authorities, the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky demanded that Tehran fully admitted his guilt in the crash of the Boeing 737-800. In addition, he said that Ukraine is waiting for Iran’s formal apology, punishment of perpetrators and compensation payments.
Video, photo All from Russia.