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Iran and Ukraine hold new compensation talks over downed plane

Debris is seen from a crashed Ukrainian plane as authorities work at the scene near Tehran in January this year. (AP pic)TEHRAN: Iran hosted officials from Ukraine in a second round of talks on Monday over compensation for a Kiev-bound passenger plane mistakenly shot down in January, state media reported.
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed shortly after taking off from the Iranian capital’s main airport on Jan 8.
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.
State news agency Irna said the …read more

Source:: Free Malaysia Today


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