Iran vows to punish those responsible for downing Ukrainian plane that crashed in Tehran
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has stated the downing of the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Tehran is an “unforgivable error” and “all those involved will be punished.”
In a televised speech on Tuesday, Hassan Rouhani also delivered that the “tragic event” might be investigated thoroughly, claiming “one person cannot be solely chargeable for the crash”.
“There are others, too, and I need that this problem is expressed honestly,” he said, without elaborating.
He continued: “Iranian militia admitting their mistake is a superb first step. We should guarantee human beings that it will not take place again” – but said his authorities was “accountable to Iranian and different countries who lost lives”.
He additionally ordered for a unique court docket to be set up to investigate, with a “rating judge and dozens of experts”.
“This isn’t always an ordinary case” – he said.”The entire the world could be looking this court”.
Iran’s judiciary spokesman, Gholamhossein Esmaili, also confirmed that some people were arrested for his or her role inside the incident on Wednesday.
This comes after Ukraine demanded that Iran punish the ones guilty for the capturing of the Ukrainian airliner and compensate victims when they admitted they by accident downed the Ukraine International Airlines aircraft, killing all 176 people.