: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Iran to give Ukraine plane crash victims’ families US$150,000

Authorities work at the scene of the Ukrainian plane crash in Tehran in January. (AP pic)UKRAINE: Iran’s cabinet on Wednesday allocated US$150,000 for the families of each of the 176 victims of a Ukrainian plane downed in Iranian airspace in January, the official IRNA news agency reported.
“The cabinet approved the provision of US$150,000 or the equivalent in euros as soon as possible to the families and survivors of each of the victims of the Ukrainian plane crash,” IRNA quoted a government statement.
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