Biden: U.S. Will Send Experts to Investigate the Downing of the Boeing-777 by Russian Terrorists as Soon as Possible

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that the President of Ukraine accepted the offer from U.S. experts to investigate the crash of the Boeing 777, adding that "they will be on their way rapidly”.

Censor.NET reports about it, citing the Guardian. Biden said that Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has accepted US assistance after the two spoke this morning, and after Biden offered his condolences for the "tragic event".

On July 17, the passenger aircraft of Malaysia Airlines, heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was downed near Torez city of the Donetsk region. The contact with the aircraft was lost around 4.20 pm local time. There were 280 passengers and 15 crewmembers on board. They all died.

On the same day, around 4.50 pm. a message from terrorists' leader Igor Girkin appeared in the social network. He boasted that ​​his "soldiers" in the Torrez area shot down another AN-26 of the Ukrainian army. The Malaysia Airlines aircraft crashed exactly near Torez.

Read also: Girkin's Militants have BUKs and Strela Missiles in their Possession. They Have Already Shot Civilian Airplanes in the Past - Russian Journalist

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n294292