Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Thursday that the latest evidence suggests an Iranian missile downed a Ukraine passenger jet near Tehran; killing dozens of Canadian citizens.
“We have intelligence from multiple sources including our allies and our own intelligence. The evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile,” Trudeau told a news conference.
BREAKING: Evidence indicates an Iranian missile brought down a Ukrainian passenger plane, strike may have been unintentional, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. https://t.co/RyMdNkQdP8
— The Associated Press (@AP) January 9, 2020
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a passenger plane that came down in Tehran was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) January 9, 2020
“This may well have been unintentional,” he added.
63 Canadians were killed in the incident.
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