Russia appreciated the refusal of the Netherlands to request an independent court in the case of MH17


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Russian Prosecutor General’s office regarded the refusal of the Netherlands to the request independently to judge the three accused of involvement in the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing MH17 the Russians as a deviation from a comprehensive investigation of the disaster. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the Supervisory authority.

A comprehensive investigation of the crash, noted in the Prosecutor’s office prescribed by UN security Council resolution. Representatives of the office noted that the participation of employees of law enforcement bodies of Russia provided “the right of victims to establish the true causes of the tragedy and prosecute the perpetrators, regardless of their nationality”.

The Prosecutor’s office also explained that the appeal was sent to the Ministry of justice of the Netherlands due to the fact that Russia is interested in conducting a comprehensive, full and objective investigation of the circumstances of the crash, including the possible involvement of Russian citizens.

On 13 February, the Agency Reuters with reference to the letter of the Minister of justice of the Netherlands Ferda Grapperhaus in the Parliament said that Moscow in October 2019 appealed to the Hague for the cases of the three suspects in the case of MH17 was considered by a Russian court. The request was rejected.

Defendants in the case about the crash Boeing in the Donbass are Russians Igor Girkin (Shooters), Mr Pulatov, Sergey Dubinsky and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko. In an interview with reporters belonging to businessman Grigory Berezkin publications RBC Shooters said he knew nothing about the request of Russia to independently judge the accused in the case of MH17, and its position remains the same: “wherever the court, — the militia did not shoot down the Boeing”.

Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines, flying flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014. On Board were 298 people, they all died. International investigative group on the basis of the investigation decided that the aircraft was shot down by a missile complex “Buk”. District court of the Hague will begin hearing on the crash of MH17 in the Donbas on 9 March 2020.

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