Iran forced to discharge Ukraine flight black box
The fly was crushed on Jan. 8 in the wake of taking off from Tehran
LONDON: The UK, Canada and different nations whose nationals were slaughtered in the Iranian rocket strike on a Ukrainian carrier in January are forcing Tehran to hand over the flight’s black box, The Guardian paper announced.
The fly, which was crushed on Jan. 8 in the wake of taking off from Tehran, included 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, 11 Ukrainians, 10 Swedes, four Afghans, three Germans and three Britons. Tehran conceded that it destroyed the carrier, having first denied its contribution.
Following a gathering at the 2020 Munich Security Conference, Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne stated: “for the benefit of the lamenting countries of this catastrophe, we told (Foreign) Minister (Mohammad Javad) Zarif … that Iran must step toward settling numerous extraordinary inquiries of certainty and of law.”
He met Zarif at the gathering to talk about the black box and remuneration for Canadian families.
Champagne said the black box, the property of Ukraine Airlines, ought to be sent to an outsider — likely France — for specialists to decipher its substance.