Iran is protecting the rights of families of victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran in January, saying there is nothing to hide about details of the accident.
The second round of talks between Iran and Ukraine over the issue of the Ukrainian aircraft's crash will be held in October 2020 in Tehran.
A representative from Iran will travel to Kyiv next week following the crash and downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran last week.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that all those responsible for the accidental downing and crash of the civilian Ukrainian plane last week must be punished. “For our people it is very important in this incident that anyone who was at fault or negligent at any level” face justice, said Rouhani […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – President Hassan Rouhani called on the Judiciary to make every effort to hold a special court and accelerate the investigation process of a Ukrainian passenger plane incident in which the carrier was ‘unintentionally downed’ near Tehran last week. “The Judiciary should establish a special court, headed by a high-ranking judge and […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Iran administration has denied spreading misinformation following the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran last week. A Ukraine International Airlines jetliner crashes a few minutes after take-off from Tehran to Kyiv early Wednesday, killing all 176 crew members and passengers. In their initial reactions to the incident, Iranian […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – British Ambassador to Tehran, Rob Macaire was arrested for a short time during unrest in Tehran on Saturday afternoon. He was accused of “inciting” the protesters in front of Amir Kabir University. The British ambassador is to be summoned on Sunday for further explanations due to his presence in Tehran unrest. […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Spokesperson for Parliament Presiding Board Asadollah Abbasi revealed the start of closed session of the Parliament in the presence of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, IRGC Chief Major General Hossein Salami. In the closed session, held in the presence of IRGC Chief Major General Salami, recent incidents including assassination of IRGC Quds […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, responding to Iran’s statement that human error caused the downing of a Ukrainian airliner this week, said on Saturday that Canada sought a full investigation and full cooperation from the authorities in Iran. “Our focus remains closure, accountability, transparency, and justice for the families and loved […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the chief of the IRGC Aerospace Force, said on Saturday that after he became “confident” that the Ukrainian passenger plane had been shot down erroneously by the Iranian air defense system “I wished death”. The passenger plane, with 179 people aboard, was mistakenly downed on Wednesday morning. It […]