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Iran will start negotiations on compensation due to the collapse of Boeing Ukrainian

The Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in telephone talks with his canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne agreed to start negotiations on compensation for damage in connection to the incident in January in Tehran plane crash "Ukraine International airlines", said canadian foreign Ministry.

"The Minister (of foreign Affairs of Iran) Zarif pledged that Iran, without further delay, send the flight recorders to France for analysis. Iran will talk in detail about the progress on this issue at the meeting of the International civil aviation organization this week," reads the statement.

"He (Iranian foreign Minister) also agreed to start negotiations on compensation and to provide updated information to Canada and other countries at the next meeting of the international group for the coordination and response", - stressed in the Department.

On Monday, Iranian foreign Ministry announced that Iran in the next few days will be sent to France black boxes from the downed Tehran under the Ukrainian aircraft.

Earlier the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky in an interview with the canadian newspaper Globe and Mail said that Kyiv will appeal to the international court, if Iran does not fulfill its obligations in connection with the downed Boeing.

Flying in Boeing 737 Kiev "Ukraine International airlines" crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran airport early in the morning on 8 January. Killing all 176 people on Board: 167 passengers from Iran, Ukraine, Canada, UK, Germany, Sweden and Afghanistan and nine crew members.

The Iranian military 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 adopted as the "enemy goal" - namely, for a cruise missile. 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 said that he expects Tehran's full admission of guilt, a formal apology, punishment of perpetrators and compensation payments.