EU, NATO urge Russia to take responsibility for 2014 downing of flight MH17

EU, NATO urge Russia to take responsibility for 2014 downing of flight MH17
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UNITED NATIONS: EU and NATO have urged Russia to take responsibility for the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine after international investigators concluded that a missile which destroyed the plane came from a Russian military brigade.

This was stated in a statement issued by the the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherin and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today.

NATO Secretary General said that after the Netherlands and Australia held Moscow liable and asked Russia to accept responsibility.

Meanwhile, TASS news agency reported that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has spoken to his Dutch counterpart by phone about the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014.

Lavrov said his Dutch counterpart had been unable to provide evidence of Russia’s involvement in the downing of the passenger plane.

 AP

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