Families of victims of the Ukrainian plane shot down by missiles a year ago and at dawn on January 8 Revolutionary Guards of IranOn the ship, 176 passengers from Canadian, British, Iranian and Ukrainian nationals are waiting for justice and accountability for those involved, to no avail.
Despite all this time, Iran has found only one person involved. I announced yesterday that I would still be arrested, while people have questioned the seriousness of Tehran.
With solutions of A.For the first anniversary of that tragedyThe British Foreign Office renewed its position calling for accountability. In a joint statement with Canada issued by the International Coordination and Response Team for Victims on Ukrainian Flights (Britain, Canada, Ukraine, Sweden and Afghanistan), he said: “We urgently call on Iran to provide a full and comprehensive explanation of the events and consequences that led to the crash.
From the crash site of the Ukrainian plane
The statement added that the countries involved in the file would hold Iran accountable for achieving justice and ensure that Tehran provided it. Full compensation To the victims and the families of the affected countries.
It is noteworthy that 176 Iranian, Afghan, British, Canadian and Ukrainian civilians were killed in the crash of the Boeing 737-800, a Ukrainian international airline departing from Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, when it was targeted by police as it departed for Kiev in the early hours of January 8, 2020. Al-Tawri with two missiles.
Families of Ukrainian victims – AFP
On Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated his country’s promises to prosecute the perpetrators, and the families of the victims complained about the repeat of unfulfilled promises a year after the tragedy. “A plane crash is the result of an individual’s mistake and a team’s incompetence, but it is unplanned,” he said.
When Iran was on the brink of a military confrontation with the United States after the bombing of an Iraqi base, the families of the victims demanded that the Iranian government, the Revolutionary Guards and the Iranian air force be held accountable for not canceling civilian flights.