Ukraine's interior ministry ready to deploy emergency service teams, experts to Iran following PS752 crash

12:40, 08 January 2020
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"The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine is ready to send a mobile team to Iran for search operations. A group of specialists from the State Emergency Service of Ukraine and the Ministry of Internal Affairs expert service has been formed at the Ministry of Internal Affairs to assist in the search operation," the ministry said on its website.

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It is noted the units of the State Emergency Service and the Ministry of Internal Affairs are awaiting a decision by the government of Ukraine and the Iranian side.

As UNIAN reported earlier, UIA flight PS752 bound for Kyiv, with 167 passengers and nine crew on board, crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran airport in the early hours of Wednesday, January 8.

Local emergency services say no one survived the crash.

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