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The events in Iran after taking leadership responsibility for the deaths of Ukrainian aircraft in their airspace can be a mode of a “Chernobyl effect”. This says CNN analyst Eliza Mackintosh (Eliza Mackintosh).
In her opinion, the accident at Chernobyl in 1986 and the collapse of the liner over Tehran there are common features. So, the authorities of both countries have repeatedly denied the accusations, tried to hide the incident, despite the overwhelming evidence from other States, and eventually reluctantly acknowledged this fact. The loss of Boeing as a nuclear catastrophe in the Ukrainian SSR, “exposed the incompetence, government deception, and the rot in this regime,” lead author of the statement from the portal of Iranian journalists, IranWire.
Earlier it was reported that in Iran, the first detentions were involved in the crash of the Ukrainian aircraft. The number of arrests of Iranian military did not indicate other details about the incident are also not.
After the recognition of the Iranian authorities blame for downed airliner citizens took to the streets demanding the prosecution of those guilty and demanded the resignation of Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. According to Twitter, the NBC News correspondent in Iran, he will deliver a sermon on Friday, January 17. Clarifies that the Supreme leader has not commented on the readings for eight years, and his performances are always linked with critical events.
Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” (UIA) caught fire and crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran airport on 8 January. Killed 176 people, including 11 citizens of Ukraine. 11 January, Iran admitted that the plane was shot down, citing the human factor. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Republic said that the mistake was made in a period of crisis because of the “adventurism” of the United States.
As a result of the Chernobyl accident were exposed to the radiation of nearly 8.4 million people in Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. The Soviet media first reported about the crash on 28 April, two days after the incident, but did not give detailed information about the dangerous consequences. Local officials and party workers claimed to have had a small fire. Authorities later explained that she was trying to prevent mass panic.
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