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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Minister of Foreign Affairs Vadym Prystaiko on Friday met with American officials who provided "important data" on the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 in Iran.

"Together with President Volodymyr Zelensky I met with U.S. representatives, including head of the embassy in Ukraine, Kristina Kvien. We received important data that will be processed by our experts," the top diplomat wrote on Twitter.

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Later today, at 15:00, Zelensky will speak over the phone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to the foreign minister.

As reported earlier, Iran dismissed as "a big lie" allegations coming from U.S. officials that missiles downed the plane.