International Coordination and Response Group for victims of Flight PS752: 100 days since tragedy


April 16, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

Canada, Ukraine, Sweden, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom, members of the International Coordination and Response Group for the victims of Flight PS752, today issued the following statement:

“Today marks 100 days since the tragedy of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752: 176 people lost their lives unnecessarily when their plane was brought down by a surface-to-air missile in Tehran, Iran, on January 8. Our thoughts continue to be with their families.

“The members of the coordination group would like to take this opportunity to reassure the families and loved ones of the victims that our group of ministers continue to work together to advocate for full accountability, transparency, justice, compensation, and a full, independent and transparent investigation, to help families seek closure as they continue to grieve.”


Syrine Khoury
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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