Australia and the Netherlands officially accused Russia in the MH17 disaster

Australia and the Netherlands officially accused Russia in the MH17 disaster

On 25 may he wrote on the website of the government of the Netherlands.


“We demand from Russia to take responsibility and to cooperate fully in establishing the truth and justice for the victims of flight MH17 and their relatives”, — said the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Stef Blok. Russia offered to join the negotiations. Next step Block called a lawsuit in the European court of human rights.

The Netherlands and Australia hold Russia responsible for its part in the downing of flight #MH17. Justice must be achieved for the victims and their next of kin.

— Stef Blok (@ministerBlok) 25 may 2018

May 24 Netherlands international investigation team spoke about the new results of the investigation of the tragedy Malaysian “Boeing”, crashed in Eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago. They believe that the “buck” belongs to the air defense brigade based in Kursk area.

17 Jul 2014 the Boeing 777 crashed in the Eastern Donetsk region. The plane was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. On Board were 15 crew members and 283 passengers, no survivors. Investigators say that the plane was hit by anti-aircraft missile complex “Buk”.

Ukraine also said about the Russian involvement in the plane crash. The former head of the SBU Valentin Nalyvaychenko said that “Buk”, together with qualified military was from Russia. Investigators from the organization BellingCat said that the disaster involved the 53 anti-aircraft missile brigade. The Russian defense Ministry in response accused the experts that they falsified information. The Ministry stated that these investigators are anti-Russian.

Defense Ministry: Kyiv not received from Moscow anti-aircraft missiles from the Buk missile system since 1991