Iran admits shooting down a Ukrainian airliner unintentionally

Iran admits shooting down a Ukrainian airliner unintentionally
Iran authorities admitted that it had accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner near Tehran, Ann.az informs citing the Associated Press.

A military statement came on Saturday morning via state TV, with "human error” blamed for the downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752.

The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, wrote on Saturday: "The Islamic Republic of Iran deeply regrets this disastrous mistake. "My thoughts and prayers go to all the mourning families. I offer my sincerest condolences.”

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