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Iran announces payments of US$150,000 to each family of Ukraine plane crash victims

Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran last January, the president announced Wednesday.Iran will pay US$150,000 for each victim, state TV reported, without specifying a timeline. The announcement comes as the victims’ families prepare to mark the anniversary of the January 8 crash. Diplomats from nations that lost citizens will also push Iran for more cooperation on… …read more

Source:: South China Morning Post