Ukraine signed a Memorandum of understanding for negotiations with Iran on downed Boeing
Ukraine, Canada, Afghanistan, United Kingdom and Sweden signed a Memorandum of understanding in cooperation on negotiations with Iran downed near Tehran Boeing-737, reported the press service of the foreign Ministry of Ukraine.
"Today the countries of the International coordination group for the victims of flight PS752, which includes Ukraine, Canada, Afghanistan, United Kingdom and Sweden, have signed a Memorandum of understanding in cooperation in the negotiations to pay compensation to the Islamic Republic of Iran", - said in a statement on the Ministry's website.
According to the head of the Ukrainian foreign Ministry Dmitry Kuleba, Ukraine on behalf of the group will negotiate with Iran.
"This is important because now we have formalized the General approach in international negotiations on attraction of Iran responsible for knocking down aircraft. States will present a United front and help each other as a group of countries that have been affected. Ukraine will be the voice of this group. The document defines our state of the speaker, which means that Ukraine on behalf of the group will negotiate with Iran... Iran will bear full responsibility and pay for what he did. Justice will prevail, no matter how long it takes, no", - quotes the website of the foreign Ministry of the word Kuleba.
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.