Canada announced Thursday an agreement to launch negotiations with Iran on compensation for the families of the foreign victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane shot down in January, with Sweden expressing confidence Tehran would pay.
An international “coordination and response group” of countries whose nationals died on the plane signed a memorandum of understanding, formally paving the way for negotiations with Tehran, according to a Canadian government statement.
The countries — Canada, Britain, Ukraine, Sweden and Afghanistan — each had citizens die when Tehran’s armed forces mistakenly shot down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752.
“The five states created the legal structure necessary to …read more
Source:: Al-Manar TV