X Close

Nation

Published: Thursday March 20, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Thursday March 20, 2014 MYT 9:56:09 AM

M’sian govt awaiting feedback on two Ukranians

SEPANG: Ukraine is the only country which has yet to complete the background check on its two nationals onboard flight MH370.

Russian authorities cleared its sole passenger yesterday and submitted the details to Malaysia yesterday evening.

A Ukrainian Embassy spokesman said the embassy was awaiting news from Kiev on its request for the background checks.

Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein told the daily media briefing earlier yesterday that only Russia and Ukraine had yet to submit the background checks required of their nationals who boarded the flight.

ACTING TRANSPORT MINISTER DATUK SERI HISHAMMUDDIN TUN HUSSEIN CHAIR PRESS CONFERENCE ABOUT GOVERNMENT TAKE OVER AES AT PUTRAJAYA.

“So far no information of significance on any passenger has been found,” Hishammuddin said.

A total of 239 passengers and crew of different nationalities were flying on the Kuala Lumpur - Beijing flight that took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 8.

The flight carried citizens of Malaysia, China, Australia, New Zealand, France, the United States of America, Ukraine, Canada, Russia, Taiwan and The Netherlands.

“I would like to take this opportunity to state that the passengers, pilots and crew remain innocent until proven otherwise,” he added.

Tags / Keywords: MH370, Transport & Safety, mh370, MAS flight, KL, Beijing, missing flight, MH370

advertisement

  1. Najib: Malaysia strongly condemns Islamic State militants
  2. Semi-nude Ipoh wedding models fined RM400
  3. 'Bomb' - not a word to utter while boarding a flight
  4. Striking workers in Kulaijaya torch factory building
  5. Army: Insulting royalty not an act we take lightly
  6. MAS stewardesses should be given choice to wear hijab, says Khairy
  7. Selangor MB crisis: Sultan defers Khalid's resignation, wants more than two names
  8. Striking employees stone workplace and set fire to employers’ car
  9. Has anyone seen Bambi?
  10. Tax evaders barred from leaving country until they pay up

advertisement

advertisement