MOSCOW, April 16/ Radio Sputnik. Foreign Minister of Ukraine, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan and the UK in connection with the passage of 100 days since the plane crash in Iran, said that they continue to work to conduct an independent investigation of the tragedy. About it reports on Thursday, RIA Novosti reports.

Before the Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmyhal at the meeting with the Ambassador of Canada in Ukraine Larisa Galazi announced that the flight data recorders from the downed near Tehran plane “Ukraine International airlines” it is possible to return to the country. In the office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on 14 April said that the issue of transfer to Kiev of “black boxes” still remains unresolved.

“Marks 100 days since the tragedy of flight PS752 Ukraine International airlines… on this occasion, the members of the steering group would like to assure the families and friends of the victims, our group of Ministers continues to work together, defending full responsibility, transparency, justice and compensation, as well as a full, independent and transparent investigation to help the families and loved ones to overcome the grief that they continue to survive,” reads the joint statement of the foreign Ministers of the five countries, published Thursday on the website of the MFA of Ukraine.

flying to Kiev is the Boeing 737-800 “Ukraine International airlines” crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on January 8, early in the morning. Killed 176 people: citizens of Iran, Ukraine, Canada, UK, Germany, Sweden and Afghanistan.

Iranian military 11 Jan pointed out that the Ukrainian Boeing was shot down by accident, the reason was the human factor: the plane flew near the military site and Iran was taken for “enemy target”, namely, cruise missile, they said.

At the same time in Iran, explained that he expected attacks from the United States, in connection with which the air defense system of the country were given in full combat readiness. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that he expects Iran’s full admission of guilt, a formal apology, punishment of those responsible and compensation.

Earlier radio Sputnik reported that Senator Alexei Pushkov praised US plans on Iran.

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