A report says Leader of Iran’s Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has been notified of the accidental shoot-down of the Ukrainian plane on Friday, two days after its crash in Tehran, and urged that the information must be reported to public candidly.
The Iranian foreign minister has blamed US threats to strike targets in Iran for the Ukrainian plane crash near Tehran last Wednesday.
The Iranian president has issued a statement following an announcement by the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces admitting Iran unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday.
The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, in a statement, admitted that its air defence system has “unintentionally” hit the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran early Wednesday, killing all the 176 people on board.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says a 10-member Canadian delegation is coming to Iran in order to deal with the Canadian victims of the Wednesday crash.
Iran’s government spokesman has urged all parties involved, including American multinational aviation corporation Boeing, to contribute to a probe into a Ukrainian plane crash near the capital Tehran that killed all 176 people aboard.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed suspicious speculation about a Ukraine International Airlines plane that crashed near Tehran.
The presidents of Iran and Ukraine have discussed plans to conduct a detailed inquiry into the crash of a Ukraine International Airlines jetliner that has killed all 179 people on board.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep regret over the crash of a Ukrainian airline's passenger plane in Tehran, which killed a number of Iranian citizens and foreign nationals, especially Ukrainians.
A Tehran-Kiyev flight with 179 on board, including 147 Iranian passengers, crashed near the Iranian capital Tehran early Wednesday, killing all the passengers and crew members.