Tehran categorically refutes the statement of Kiev that the Ukrainian aircraft in the vicinity of Tehran was deliberately shot down. This was stated by the official representative of Iran Said Khatibzade.
“The official representative categorically denied the statement of the Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine on the deliberation of the catastrophe of the Ukrainian aircraft, which he gave in an interview with the Canadian media,” – quotes the TASS message of the press service of the department.
According to the Iranian diplomat, “despite all the explanations and reports of experts, some Ukrainian officials continue to make politically ambiguous applications and nominate their subjective hypotheses.”
On Thursday, the Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defense of Ukraine Alexey Danilov in an interview with Globe and Mail reported that, in his opinion, Iran knocked the Ukrainian Boeing-737 deliberately
Boeing-737 “International Airlines of Ukraine” broke on January 8, 2020 a few minutes after departure from Tehran Airport. As a result, 176 people died. In its final technical report, Tehran stated that the airliner was destroyed due to the error of the air defense operator.