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 Investigation established 100 persons having hand in MH17 crash, deputy prosecutor general says

The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine hopes to find witnesses to establish the role of each of 100 suspects in the Malaysian Boeing crash in the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014.

First Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Dmytro Storozhuk said at a briefing, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

He recalled that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) had ascertained the identity of 100 suspects in the airliner downing.

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"We have identified these 100 individuals. These are the people who accompanied the BUK missile launcher, trucked it and gave orders to use it. The role of each person is still being established and we hope to find witnesses who may help us to do this," he said.

He addressed possible witnesses and offered security assurances in exchange for testimonies.

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"I am confident that we will be able to find such people (witnesses)," Storozhuk said.

According to him, they can join witness and information protection programs.

As reported, Malaysian Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai expects the names of 100 suspects in MH17 crash to be made public by 2018.
 
 
 
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