Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister reportedly claimed on Tuesday that a Ukrainian plane that was taking part in evacuation efforts of the country’s citizens from Afghanistan was hijacked and flown to Iran, but the claim was later denied by the country’s Foreign Ministry.
Tehran has warned the Canadian government against political exploitation of the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane, saying Canada has no judicial qualification to issue unilateral or arbitrary reports on issues within the jurisdiction of another country.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohsen Baharvand expounded on Tehran’s viewpoints and activities regarding the 2020 Ukrainian plane crash at a meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), according to a statement issued by the Iranian Foreign Ministry.
A senior Iranian diplomat leading the legal discussions on the Ukrainian plane crash has said that Iran agreed to pay $150,000 in compensation for each victim of the crash.
Iran and Ukraine have called for easing the ground for bartering agricultural products which is effective in boosting bilateral trade cooperation.
Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Esmayeeli strongly rejected the claim that the downing of Ukrainian flight 752 by Iran might have been intentional.
Russia has restricted civilian flights over the Black Sea and the Crimean Peninsula, amid rising tensions with Ukraine and its Western supporters.
Iranian Ukrainian private sector activists in a webinar which was held in collaboration between Tehran Chamber of Commerce and Chamber of Kharkiv of Ukraine explored ways for expansion of cooperation and decided to increase the current trade volume of less than one billion dollars to five billion dollars.
Iran freestyle wrestling team has been invited to the 2020 Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial.
Iranian insurance companies will not compensate Ukraine International Airlines for its plane Tehran accidentally downed in January because the passenger jet was insured by European firms, the head of Iran's Central Insurance Organization said yesterday.