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Garneau says still no black boxes from Iran in January shootdown of airliner

OTTAWA — Canada and four other countries are still trying to pressure Iran to release the flight recorders from its Jan. 8 shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Friday.
On March 11, Garneau was at the Montreal meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization when Iran’s representative promised his government would surrender the so-called black boxes to Ukrainian authorities by March 25.
“The boxes are still in Iran and we continue to exert pressure,” Garneau said at government briefing on a video link.
“They said it would be within two weeks. That coincided with the serious onset of …read more

Source:: National Newswatch



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