Debris is seen from a Ukrainian plane which crashed as authorities work at the scene near Tehran in January. (AP pic)KIEV: Iran’s announcement Wednesday that it will pay US$150,000 to each family of those killed in the accidental downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane was promptly slammed by Kiev as “unacceptable”.
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran on Jan 8, killing all 176 people aboard.
The Islamic republic admitted three days later that its forces mistakenly shot down the Kiev-bound Boeing 737-800 plane after firing two missiles, amid heightened US-Iran tensions.
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Source:: Free Malaysia Today