Trial begins in Iran against military accused of shooting down a Ukrainian commercial plane

WorldTrial begins in Iran against military accused of shooting...

  • A missile struck a Boeing of Ukraine Airlines Company shortly after take off from Tehran with 176 people on board

  • Three days later, those responsible admitted that they had “accidentally” dismantled the device on January 8, 2020.

Ten soldiers prosecuted for the crash of a Ukrainian plane Shot “accidentally” in January 2020 It began this Sunday in the Iranian capital, near Tehran, according to a statement from the country’s judicial authority made public by the official agency Mizan Online.

On January 8, 2020, Iranian armed forces shot down a Boeing operating Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 between Tehran and Kiev. shortly after takeoff, Three days later those responsible confessed that they had “accidentally” shot down the plane. The balance of the drama was the deaths of 176 people on board, mostly Iranians and Canadians, many of whom were of dual nationality.

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Commercial airliners collapsed just days after the United States Iranian General Qasem Soleimani’s Life Ends in Iraq, the architect of the Islamic Republic’s foreign policy, which opened a scene of great tension in the region.

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condolences to the families

The defendants made a two-hour preliminary statement before Judge Ibrahim Mehranfar at the military court in Tehran province. According to Meezaan online agency, the magistrate has inaugurated the session. Expressing condolences to the families of the victims, that they will have full access to hearing After “The court will place special emphasis on adhering to the principles of a fair, transparent and conclusive trial, and we hope that with God’s help it will be carried out fairly, quickly and seriously,” he said.

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