: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Iran arrests suspects in Ukrainian airliner downing, Rouhani promises to investigate thoroughly

Iran announced arresting an undisclosed number of suspects in shooting down the Ukrainian airliner earlier this month, which killed all 176 people on board. Iran’s Rouhani promised on Tuesday to investigate the plane crash thoroughly.
Gholamhossein Esmaili, Iran’s judiciary spokesperson, said some of those accused of having a role in the plane crash had already been arrested, without revealing the suspects’ identities or number.
Esmaili also announced that the government had arrested around 30 protesters for “taking part in illegal gatherings,” as the anti-government demonstrations triggered by the disaster had entered its fourth day
Meanwhile, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani vowed to punish anyone …read more

Source:: Daily News Egypt



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