Zelensky has threatened Iran with the international court of justice for the downed Boeing

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that Kyiv will appeal to the international court, if Iran does not fulfill its obligations in connection with the downed Boeing.

According to Zelensky, the Iranian side explained the delay with the return of "black boxes" situation of coronavirus.

"But this problem cannot wait forever... They should do what he promised. Otherwise we will have no other choice – and they know our position, but to resort to the international court," said Zelensky.

Flying in Boeing 737-800 Kiev "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.

The Iranian military on 11 January said 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. In the Iran-said 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 perpetrators and compensation payments.