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UN body calls on Iran to speed up investigation into downed passenger plane

The UN aviation agency’s governing body Friday called on Iran to speed up its investigation into a Kiev-bound passenger plane mistakenly shot down in January and issue a final report.Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed shortly after taking off from the Iranian capital’s main airport on January 8.For all the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.The Islamic republic admitted days later that its forces accidentally shot down the plane, killing all 176 people on board, after firing two missiles amid heightened US-Iran tensions.The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council, backed by all 36 member …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya