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Ukraine demands punishment, compensation for airliner downed by Iran

This came after Tehran admitted accidentally downing the plane and killing all 176 people on board

AFP | PTI  |  Kiev 

People look at the tributes inside Borispil international airport outside in Kyiv, Ukraine. Photo: AP/PTI
People look at the tributes inside Borispil international airport outside in Kyiv, Ukraine. Photo: AP/PTI

President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded Saturday that punish those responsible for the downing of a Ukrainian airliner and pay compensation.

"We expect .. to bring the guilty to the courts," the Ukrainian leader wrote on Facebook, calling also for the "payment of compensation" after Tehran admitted accidentally downing the plane and killing all 176 people on board.

First Published: Sat, January 11 2020. 13:15 IST
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