Category Archives: PS 752

Iranian officials ‘looted’ cellphones, rings, passports of plane crash victims, Canadian relatives say

Sources previously said Iran was harassing families of the crash victims, insisting they grieve privately and praise Tehran’s leaders Iranian authorities stripped the bodies of plane crash victims in January of jewellery, passports and other personal belongings before returning the remains to their loved ones, three family members charged Tuesday. The Canadian-based relatives alleged “looting” of bodies was just one

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Iran ready to deliver black box of Flight 752 for decryption: deputy FM

“According to our investigations, Iran, Ukraine, and many other countries are not able to decode the black box due to the aircraft’s modern technology,” he said, “Iran can deliver it to a French or any other foreign company with the required technology for its decryption but we have to make sure that there are no risks of abuse of the black box.” He informed

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Radio Farda: Iran admits proposing separate settlement to Ukraine on downed plane

The Ukrainian government has consistently rejected a separate deal with Iran and says its position has not changed. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic in Ukraine for the first time admitted that Iran has proposed a settlement to close the case of the country’s Flight PS752 which Iran’s Revolutionary Guard downed in January. The

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Iran ‘likely’ to give Ukrainian airplane black box to France – report

Following the Ukrainian’s side delay in responding to Iran’s offer regarding the Ukrainian plane’s black box, the Iranian authorities have decided to send the black box to another country. Iran will “likely” send the black box from the Ukrainian airplane shot down by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to France, Al-Arabiya reported, citing Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency. The

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UIA plane crash: Kuleba rejects possibility of uncoordinated actions with partners

Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba has rejected the possibility of any uncoordinated actions with Ukraine’s international partners in the investigation into the UIA plane crash near Tehran on January 8. “I have already explained that our position has not changed. We work towards a result in close collaboration with the colleagues from the International Coordination and Response Group for

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Media: Iran pushes Kyiv to sign memorandum of understanding on downed Ukrainian plane

Iran is pushing Ukraine to sign a document obliging relatives of the victims of the crash of the Ukraine International Airlines passenger plane over Tehran to waive the right of further litigation, reports Radio Farda. It is noted that Iran has sent to the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs a draft memorandum of understanding, according to which, the families of

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Jack Laurenson: Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

By Jack Laurenson. Editor’s Note: This feature separates Ukraine’s friends from its enemies. The Order of Yaroslav the Wise has been given since 1995 for distinguished service to the nation. It is named after the Kyivan Rus leader from 1019-1054, when the medieval empire reached its zenith. The Order of Lenin was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union, whose

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PS752 crash: Ukrainian experts examining Boeing wreckage in Iran say fire didn’t start from engines

16:55, 09 January 2020 The team expects to gain access to air traffic control system radar data. Members of the Ukrainian state commission investigating the crash of the Ukrainian Boeing 737 near Tehran, who had earlier arrived in Iran and have examined the plane wreckage. The engine malfunction version cannot be confirmed, a Ukrainian journalist Yuriy Butusov said with reference

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Pompeo says U.S. stands prepared to offer Ukraine assistance in flight PS 752 probe

21:35, 08 January 2020 The United States calls for complete cooperation with any investigation into the cause of the crash. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. stands prepared to offer Ukraine assistance in a probe into the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines’ flight PS752 in Iran on January 8. “The U.S. Department of State extends our

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