Iran refuses to pay Ukraine compensation for the downed Boeing 737-800 of the company “Ukraine International airlines”. This was announced by the head of the Central insurance of the Republic of Gholamreza Soleimani, reports Reuters.

“the Ukrainian aircraft are insured in Ukraine by European companies, not Iranian. Consequently, these companies have to pay compensation,” he said.

Iran revealed the reasons for the destruction of the Ukrainian Boeing

Reuters notes that Soleimani meant compensation for the plane crash, not for the deaths of his passengers. Is that European insurance companies did not comment on this issue.

In this July 30, Tehran agreed to pay compensation for shooting down a Ukrainian plane. Then it was reported that negotiations on payments for the victims of Ukrainians will continue.

On July 12, the civil aviation organization of Iran has published the updated report, devoted to the investigation of the crash Boeing Ukrainian. It said that the complex of antiaircraft defense (air defense) brought down the airliner by mistake: shortly before the accident, replaced it, and the migration of data is not conducted due to human error. This allegedly led to errors in data when it encounters a plane.

Boeing 737-800 of the company “Ukraine International airlines” crashed, taking off from Tehran airport on the morning of 8 January. Killed 176 people, including citizens of Iran, Ukraine, Canada, the UK, Germany, Sweden and Afghanistan as well as nine crew members. Iran acknowledged that the plane was shot down by mistake.