European Union leaders have called for an “immediate and thorough investigation” into what caused an airliner en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur to crash in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, killing all 295 people on board.
The flight, carrying mainly Dutch but also French, British, Belgian and American passengers, crashed this afternoon (17 July) in the Donetsk province, the scene of heavy fighting between Ukrainian authorities and ethnic Russian separatists. The Ukrainian foreign minister has said it has evidence that the plane was shot down by a Russian-made long-range missile system.
However Russian separatists have said they do not have …read more
Source: European Voice