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Oman: Iranian FM Zarif discusses cooperation over plane crash with Canadian counterpart

Oman, Muscat
January 17, 2020 at 19:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne in Muscat on Friday. They discussed cooperation between Iran and the countries whose citizens were killed when a Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down near Tehran on January 8.

Iran's foreign ministry said the meeting was requested by the Canadian side which had demanded that Tehran allow international experts to join the investigation into the incident.

On Thursday, foreign ministers from Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, the UK and Afghanistan which all lost nationals in the crash met in London to discuss help to the victims' families.

176 passengers and crew including dozens of Canadians were killed in the incident.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Canadian counterpart Francois-Philippe Champagne in Muscat on Friday. They discussed cooperation between Iran and the countries whose citizens were killed when a Ukrainian passenger plane was shot down near Tehran on January 8.

Iran's foreign ministry said the meeting was requested by the Canadian side which had demanded that Tehran allow international experts to join the investigation into the incident.

On Thursday, foreign ministers from Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, the UK and Afghanistan which all lost nationals in the crash met in London to discuss help to the victims' families.

176 passengers and crew including dozens of Canadians were killed in the incident.

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