: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Tehran challenges suggestion Iran missile downed Ukraine jet

TEHRAN – Iran, alluding to “doubtful scenarios”, on Thursday (Jan 9) challenged international suggestions that the Ukrainian airliner that crashed outside Tehran this week was mistakenly downed by an Iranian missile.

The Iranian government, in a statement, urged Canada to share its information after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “multiple” intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down the Boeing airliner after it took off from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 on board, including 63 Canadians.

Iran’s foreign ministry also invited the US planemaker Boeing to “participate” in its enquiry into the crash.

“All these reports are a psychological warfare against Iran … …read more

Source:: AsiaOne



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