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Iranian MP: Iran military did well in downing Ukrainian plane

The Iranian military did “well” by downing a civilian airliner in January, the spokesman for the parliament’s legal and judicial committee said on Sunday, adding that no arrests have been made in relation to the incident, contrary to official claims.Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down a Ukraine International Airlines jet on January 8, killing all 176 onboard.Iran claimed for days the plane crashed due to a “technical failure,” before admitting to shooting down the plane “accidentally.”“The military forces carried out their duties well,” lawmaker Hassan Norouzi told the state-run Hamdeli daily. “The movement of the plane was very …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya



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