: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Ukraine welcomes ‘constructive’ first talks with Iran on downing of airliner

Ukraine said on Friday that its first round of talks with Iran about the downing of a Ukrainian airliner shortly after takeoff in Tehran in January had been constructive, and that it was determined “to bring Iran to justice”, Reuters reports.
All 176 people on board – including 57 Canadians – were killed when Iranian forces struck the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 jet. Iran said they mistook the passenger plane for a missile at a time of high tensions with the United States.
“The talks ended late last night. The talks lasted 11 hours. In general, they were constructive,” Foreign Minister …read more

Source:: Middle East Monitor