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Iran Invites Ukraine, Boeing to Take Part in Plane Crash Probe

TEHRAN: Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed suspicious speculation about a Ukraine International Airlines plane that crashed near Tehran.

In a statement on Thursday night, the Foreign Ministry spokesman dismissed the suspicious speculation that the Western media sources have raised about the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane in Iran.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran has begun investigation into the cause of this plane crash in accordance with the international standards and the ICAO’s (International Civil Aviation Organization’s) criteria, and has invited Ukraine, as the owner of the plane, and the Boeing company, as the plane manufacturer, to take part in the investigation,” he explained.