Ukraine, Iran begin two-day talks on downed UIA plane.

Ukraine and Iran are beginning on June 2 the third round of talks on the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane shot down near Tehran in 2020, Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General Gyunduz Mamedov has said.

"Two-day negotiations between Ukraine and Iran on PS753 begin today. I will insist on the official confirmation of the completion of the investigation into those guilty of the shooting down of the Ukrainian plane and the state of the court hearing. If it's, of course, started," Mamedov wrote on his Twitter account.

On January 8, 2020, Ukraine International Airlines plane (Flight PS752) heading from Tehran to Kyiv crashed shortly after taking off from the Imam Khomeini International Airport. There were 176 people on board – nine crew members (all Ukrainians) and 167 passengers (citizens of Ukraine, Iran, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany, and the UK). All of them died.

On January 11, Iran admitted that its military had accidentally shot down the Ukrainian passenger jet. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) accepted full responsibility for the downing of the Ukrainian airliner.

On March 17, 2021, Iran's Civil Aviation Organization released the final report on the crash of the Ukrainian passenger plane in January 2020. The report blamed an error by an air defence operator for the accidental downing of the Ukrainian plane.

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba called Iran's report an attempt to hide the true causes of the plane crash.

op

UkrInform

Ukraine and world news. Ukrinform brings the latest news, daily news, political news, business news, social news, cultural news, sports news, international news

https://www.ukrinform.net/

Related news
Gutfeld: The only thing progressives do is make things progressively worse.

Gutfeld: The only thing progressives do is make things progressively worse.

'Gutfeld!' panel reacts to the entire Portland riot squad resigning. #FoxNews #Gutfeld Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering brea...

New VOA Documentary: A Day in the Life of Refugees

New VOA Documentary: A Day in the Life of Refugees

A desperately ill child sets out for medical treatment. A Coast Guard officer keeps watch overnight. An Iraqi becomes an American. Meet them all in a single Day…in VOA's new feature-length documentary film, 'A Day in the Life of Refugees.'

Tucker: You deserve better

Tucker: You deserve better

'Tucker Carlson Tonight' host highlights a moment from NYC mayoral debate. #FoxNews #Tucker Subscribe to Fox News! Watch more Fox News Video: Watch Fox News Channel Live: FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering...

Ethiopia: Tigray conflict overshadows Abiy Ahmed's quest for legitimacy - DW News.

Ethiopia: Tigray conflict overshadows Abiy Ahmed's quest for legitimacy - DW News.

Ethiopians are voting in national elections on Monday. It's a day of reckoning for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as he hopes to boost his legitimacy with the vote.At his first and last campaign rally this week, he said his main goal is to uphold what ...

Shocking video shows 2 children caught in the middle of NYC shooting.

Shocking video shows 2 children caught in the middle of NYC shooting.

Disturbing video captured a brazen shooting in New York City. CBS New York reports a gunman appears to ambush his target in the middle of a Bronx street, and two innocent children are caught in the commotion. CBSN is CBS News’ 24/7 digital streami...

Euro 2020: Police arrest 18 people as crowds celebrate Scotland's 0-0 draw with England.

Euro 2020: Police arrest 18 people as crowds celebrate Scotland's 0-0 draw with England.

Police arrested 18 people amid celebrations in central London as Scotland played to a goalless draw against rivals England in a UEFA EURO 2020. Football fans crowded into Leicester Square on Friday (June 18). In the 12th minute at Wembley Stadium,...