Foreign ministers of five nations mark seventh anniversary of MH17 downing

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 17 Jul 2021

Judge Hendrik Steenhuis views the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at the Gilze-Rijen military airbase, southern Netherlands, on May 26, 2021. He is the presiding judge in the Dutch trial for three Russians and a Ukrainian accused of involvement in the downing. – AFP

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): July 17 marks the seventh anniversary of the downing of MH17, resulting in the tragic deaths of 298 passengers and crewmembers.

The foreign ministers of Australia, Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and Ukraine, whose countries comprise the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on the incident issued a joint ministerial statement to mark the seventh anniversary of the tragedy.

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