: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Protests erupt after Iran admits downing Ukrainian jetliner

KYIV, Ukraine — Iran’s stunning admission that its forces errantly downed a Ukrainian jetliner — reversing three days of denial — did little to quell growing fury inside the country and beyond Saturday as the deadly tragedy turned into a volatile political crisis for Tehran’s leaders and overshadowed their struggle with the United States.
Ukrainian officials in the capital, Kyiv, criticized Iran’s conduct, suggesting the Iranians would not have admitted responsibility if investigators from Ukraine had not found evidence of a missile strike in the wreckage of the crash, which killed all 176 people on board.
Protests erupted in Tehran and other …read more

Source:: San Francisco Chronicle



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