While the first round of the Iranian delegation's talks about the flight 752 incident in Ukraine ended in early August, the second round of the related talks is slated to be held in Tehran, from Monday to Wednesday.
Read alsoIran ready to pay compensation in Ukrainian plane case – mediaIn this round of talks, Deputy Foreign Minister Mohsen Baharvand is hosting the Legal Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and his accompanying delegation, as reported by the Mehr news agency.
As Baharvand has informed, in this round of talks, three technical meetings will be held.
"One of these meetings is about the technical discussions that Iran's Civil Aviation Organization will hold it. The other session is on judicial issues conducted by Iranian judiciary officials, and another session is on legal issues related to the amount of compensation to be paid for the victims and the crashed aircraft," the Iranian official said.
Read alsoIran says black boxes from downed Ukraine jet show missiles hit 25 seconds apart – mediaPS752 downing in Iran: background
- On January 8, 2020, Kyiv-bound Boeing 737 passenger jet flight PS752, operated by Ukraine International Airlines, crashed in Iran shortly after takeoff from Tehran Airport.
- All 176 people on board were killed, including 11 Ukrainian nationals – nine crew and two passengers. Among victims are also citizens of Iran, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan, Germany, and the UK.
- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani admitted that the Ukrainian liner had been shot down as a result of an unintentional "human error," and promised to bring those responsible to justice.
- On June 9, media reports said Iran had accused six persons in the PS752 downing case.
- On July 20, flight recorders were delivered to Paris and decrypted on July 21.
- On July 24, it was reported that data from the black boxes had confirmed external interference with the aircraft's operation.
- On July 29-30, Kyiv hosted the first round of negotiations with Iran regarding compensation to relatives of PS752 victims.
- On August 10, Iran said they did not plan to compensate UIA for the downing of the Boeing 737 passenger jet.