Iran and Ukraine

Iran blames errors for shooting down passenger plane

Iranian investigators are blaming a misaligned missile battery and miscommunication between soldiers and their commanders for the Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in January, killing 176 people. A report …

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Ukraine says it could sue Iran for downed plane

States whose citizens died in a UIA airliner shot down by an Iranian missile reserve the right to apply to international institutions, said Ukrainian FM Vadim Prystayko to the correspondent of the Eurointegration in Munich, News.am …

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Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Reuters reports with a reference to Tasnim news agency. The Iranian authorities are also prepared for …

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Iran apologies for shooting down Ukrainian airplane

The Iranian government acknowledged late Friday that its armed forces were responsible for shooting down a Ukrainian airliner earlier this week, leaving 176 passengers dead, Mother Jones reports. Twitter, Iranian foreign minister …

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Tehran: Ukraine's Boeing caught fire in flight

Ukraine's International Airlines Boeing 737 that crashed outside Tehran had caught fire in flight, the Iran Civil Aviation Organization said. "The aircraft caught fire during the flight. Eye witnesses say they saw flames …

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Engine fire led to Ukrainian Boeing crash in Tehran

Ukraine's Boeing 737-800 had suffered an engine malfunction before it went down a few minutes after taking off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini airport, its official has said. The engine caught fire when the plane was airborne, a …

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Ukraine starts buying Iranian oil

Ukraine, which has started buying Iranian oil since June 2017, already bought almost $5.7 million worth of crude oil from Iran, Ukraine's State Fiscal Service said in a message. "If in June Ukraine received …

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