The EU urged Russia to accept responsibility for downed over the Donetsk “Boeing”

The EU urged Russia to accept responsibility for downed over the Donetsk “Boeing”

Moscow. June 29. INTERFAX.RU — the summit of the EU agreed that Russia should admit responsibility for the crash of Malaysian “Boeing-777”, shot down over Ukraine in 2014.


“The European Council reiterated its full support for UN security Council resolution 2166, regarding the Downing of flight MH17. He calls upon the Russian Federation to accept responsibility and to cooperate fully with efforts to establish truth, justice and responsibility”, — stated in the final document of the first day of the EU summit held in Brussels.

“Boeing-777” Malaysia Airlines, carrying out flight MH17 Amsterdam (Netherlands) — Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) was shot down in the skies over the Donetsk region on 17 July 2014. On its Board there were 298 people, they all died.

The situation at the crash site of the Malaysian Boeing 777


Earlier in the Joint investigation team, which included experts from Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine, said that the rocket of a class “earth-air”, shot down a passenger plane in Eastern Ukraine, was in service with the 53rd antiaircraft missile brigade of the Russian armed forces stationed in the district of Kursk.

For its part, the defense Ministry said that the Russian military was not involved in the crash “Boeing”.

Published reports about the downed Boeing