Ukraine pulled out of virulently anti-Israel, pro-Palestinian committee the day before Iran shot down its jetliner
The Ukrainian prosecutor general’s office “is investigating possible willful killing and aircraft destruction in its probe of the crash of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran.”
First Iran insisted that the jetliner crash was due to mechanical failure, but when Iranian authorities refused to turn over the black box, the Iranian government’s back was against the wall; it admitted to attacking the jet by “mistake.”
Given the tensions that were sparked by the Iranian attack on the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad, followed by swift retaliation that saw General Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, killed in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport, here is a question to consider: why would Iran allow flight departures, given its own stated nervousness?
“Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif blamed the U.S. for Iran’s mistaken decision to shoot down the plane, tweeting: ‘Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster.’”AND THEN THERE'S THIS: