The head of the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran, Touraj Dehqani Zangeneh, said on Sunday that decoding the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that was accidentally downed near Tehran in January has been completed.
Iran will not compensate Ukraine International Airlines for its plane Tehran accidentally downed in January because the passenger jet was insured by European firms, the head of Iran's Central Insurance Organization said on Monday.
Iran on Friday urged the United Nations to hold the United States accountable for the interception of an Iranian passenger plane by two US fighter jets in the skies over Syria last month, calling it an “unlawful” and an “adventuristic act.”
An Iranian official said international documents and treaties will be the criteria for the sum of compensation that Iran will pay the families of the victims of a Ukrainian plane mistakenly downed by Iran in January.
An Iranian delegation will visit Ukraine on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss issues related to a Ukrainian passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Iran in January, the Ukrainian foreign minister said.
Criminal acts taken by the US in threatening lives of ordinary people, ranging from economic terrorism to aviation terrorism, are not over, said Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reacting to harassment of an Iranian airliner over Syria by two US fighters.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has censured the long history of US crimes in the Persian Gulf region on the anniversary of shooting down of an Iranian passenger plane by the US Navy in 1988 which killed all 290 people on board, including 66 children.