The foreign ministers of Canada, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom announced this Monday that they have launched an arbitration process with the International Organization of Civil Aviation (OIAC) against Iran for the downing of flight PS752 in 2020.
“This is another step on the road to transparency, justice and accountability Illegal assassination of Iran Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 killed 176 people,” they announced in a statement.
“For four years, Iran has refused to accept its full responsibility,” they pointed out.
Iran accuses 10 officers of shooting down Ukrainian airliner that crashed in January 2020
For this reason, they decided to appeal to the International Civil Aviation Organization with the argument that Iran had “used weapons”. In flight versus civil aviationViolates its international legal obligations under Article 3A of the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
A commercial flight between Tehran and Kiev was shot down exactly four years ago on January 8, 2020, shortly after takeoff from the Iranian capital, reportedly due to a fault in the country's anti-aircraft defenses.
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