Iran to compensate victims of downed Ukrainian flight
Iran has agreed to compensate the families of the 176 passengers killed when an Iranian missile struck a Ukrainian airliner, Sweden’s foreign minister said yesterday.
“We have signed an agreement of mutual understanding that we will now negotiate with Iran about amends, compensation to the victims’ next of kin,” Ann Linde told news agency TT in a statement confirmed by her press secretary.
Linde said the agreement had been reached after negotiations with Iran and the countries with citizens among the victims.
In a press conference last month, relatives of victims aboard the Ukrainian civilian airliner …read more
Source:: Middle East Monitor