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Transportation Safety Board officials ‘cautiously optimistic’ that Iran will allow Canada to play active role in probing shoot-down of Flight 752

By Beatrice Paez      

Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne, along with the ministers of four other nations whose citizens died aboard Flight 752, are meeting in London on Thursday to discuss potential avenues to hold Iran accountable.

Transportation Safety Board chair Kathy Fox holds a copy of the International Civil Aviation Organization's Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation protocols as she speaks with reporters at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Jan. 12 about the agency's role in the investigation into the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

NATIONAL PRESS THEATRE—Transportation Safety Board officials on Monday said there are “early signs” that Iran is willing to grant Canada a “more active role” than prescribed by convention in the investigation into the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752. 

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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