The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, called this Saturday “important first step” the admission by Iran that its military shot down "by mistake" last Wednesday, the plane Ukrainian that killed 176 people —of which 57 were of canadian nationality—. He added, however, that the regime must take “full responsibility”. With a serious face and a speech, very measured, warm with the victims but is aseptic towards Tehran, Trudeau appeared before the press and called for a full investigation and that provide “best answers”, but avoided ruling on possible retaliation against the islamic regime.
Iran had been two days with disdain for the intelligence information from the united States and Canada, which indicated that a missile iran had shot down the plane, Ukrainian, and insisting on a “technical failure” as the cause. Friday night, however, the president, Hassan Rohaní, they reported that the error had been more “human”, to be confused with an aircraft “hostile” which was a Boeing 737-800 of the company Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) on a commercial flight.
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"What Iran has admitted it is very serious. To shoot down a civilian airplane is frightening and must assume all responsibility,” said Trudeau. "Canada will not rest until we achieve that accountability and that justice that the families deserve,” he added. A journalist asked Trudeau if you think that what happened was really an unfortunate mistake, an accident, because the experts question Iran not to close its airspace. “That is one of the issues on which we need better answers,” he said.