Iran and Ukraine to discuss compensation for passenger plane shoot-down that killed 176


Iran said on Saturday that it would enter into talks with Ukraine next week over compensation for the accidental shoot-down of a passenger plane in January, resulting in 176 deaths.Talks are to begin on Monday, when experts will first investigate the technical and legal details of the incident, Deputy Foreign Minister Mohsen Baharwand told the ISNA news agency.The Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737 was shot down by Iranian air forces soon after take-off on January 8, killing all…

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