MADRID, Jan. 14 (EUROPE PRESS) –
The United Nations has said Monday that it expects the Iranian authorities to guarantee a “transparent” investigation into the crashed Ukrainian plane after being hit by missiles from the Armed Forces of Iran.
“For our part, I think it is very important that the authorities guarantee a thorough and transparent investigation into this tragic incident,” said Stéphane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN secretary general, António Guterres, at a press conference.
In addition, Dujarric has specified that the investigation in question must be carried out “in accordance with Annex 13 of the International Civil Aviation Convention, with the participation of the relevant countries affected.” “This is very important,” he has settled.
In that regard, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has announced Monday that it has accepted an invitation from the Government of Iran to collaborate in the investigation.
On Saturday the authorities of Iran recognized their responsibility in the accident of the Ukraine International Airlines plane that cost the lives of all its passengers, 176 people.
Iranian President Hasan Rohani himself announced that the aircraft was “unintentionally shot down” by the Army due to “human error,” while qualifying that the event took place “in an atmosphere of intimidation by the United States against Iran. and in defense of possible US military attacks. ”