NATO is ready to join the investigation into the plane crash in 2010 near Smolensk, which killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski. On Thursday, February 16, reported the country’s defense Minister Anthony Macierewicz, the Agency PAP.
According to him, that the Alliance is going to join the Commission on investigation of air incident civil aviation, said the commander of NATO forces in Europe, us General Curtis Scaparrotti and British defense Secretary Michael Fallon.
“Warsaw expects full cooperation, particularly in the area of transfer of all the information available to both NATO and individual States, as well as technical assistance in research that may not hold Poland” — said Macierewicz.
On 1 February the Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Witold Waszczykowski said Warsaw will be sent to the international criminal court (ICC) in the Hague against Russia. According to him, Warsaw about a year unsuccessfully sought to obtain from Moscow the wreckage of the governmental Tu-154M.
On 16 January it was reported that Moscow has transferred to Warsaw recording voice recorder of the crashed airliner.
The Tu-154 aircraft of the Polish air force fell near Smolensk 10 April 2010. The accident killed all 96 people aboard, including President Lech Kaczynski and his wife. The interstate aviation Committee called the cause of the incident was pilot error. The Polish side did its own investigation and laid part of the blame on Russian air traffic controllers. Moscow said that the investigation is continuing, and until they were finished she could not return to Warsaw of the wreckage of the liner.