Official: Zelinsky and Rouhani discuss the Ukrainian plane crash in contact on Saturday

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The President of Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelinsky office is scheduled to call the Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, on Saturday after Tehran said it had accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, Ukraine’s office said.

The Ukrainian plane, which was on a flight to Kiev, crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday, and all of the 176 people on board were killed in the accident.

Iran has denied responsibility for the matter.


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