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The parties agreed in 2014 to create a multinational International Mission to protect investigation of the MH17 tragedy and concluded the relevant Agreement, it said.

Read alsoJIT countries confirm support for Dutch prosecution of MH17 suspectsAccording to the Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Netherlands of July 24, 2014, the Ukrainian side handed over to the Netherlands the authority to investigate the causes and consequences of the tragedy.

The Law comes into force on the day of publication.

UNIAN memo. Malaysia Airlines' MH17 Boeing 777 heading from Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur was shot down on July 17, 2014, over militant-occupied territory in Donetsk region. All 298 people on board who were citizens of 10 countries were killed in the crash. The majority of the victims, 196, were citizens of the Netherlands. The Dutch Safety Board October 13, 2015, issued a report on the causes of the accident. It was revealed that the plane had been shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft missile system. The Joint Investigation Team in its report published on September 28, 2016, confirmed that the plane had been downed by a Russian-made Buk brought to Ukraine from Russia. No suspects have been named, though Dutch Chief Prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said last year his office has identified 100 "persons of interest" in the investigation, including those who organized the arrival of the rocket and oversaw its transportation from Russia to Ukraine and back.