Readout: Call of the International Coordination and Response Group for the victims of Flight PS752

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March 4, 2020 - Kyiv, Ukraine - Global Affairs Canada

The countries of the International Coordination and Response Group today held a call on the margins of Minister Champagne’s visit to Ukraine.

The participants were:

  • Canada
  • Ukraine
  • Afghanistan
  • United Kingdom
  • Sweden

It has been almost two months since 176 people lost their lives in the Flight PS752 tragedy.

During the call, all countries reaffirmed the Coordination Group’s objectives of closure, accountability, transparency and justice for the families and loved ones of the victims.

They also discussed a way forward on timely and equitable compensation from Iran, consistent with international precedents.

Further, they discussed in detail the options available to them, should Iran not abide by its commitments under the Convention on International Civil Aviation, to have the flight recorders downloaded and analyzed in a country with the capacity to do so, without delay.


Syrine Khoury
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Media Relations Office
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