Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Iran doesn't have experts who can analyze the data recorders from a civilian airliner it shot down last month and it's time to send the black boxes out of the country.
The husband of one of the victims who died when a Ukrainian jetliner was shot down by the Iranian military last month wants the people he says ordered his wife's death to be charged and tried at the International Criminal Court.
A leaked recording of an exchange between an Iranian air-traffic controller and an Iranian pilot purports to show that authorities immediately knew a missile had downed a Ukrainian jetliner after takeoff from Tehran, killing all 176 people aboard.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has paid tribute in the House of Commons to those who died on the Ukraine International Airlines passenger jet shot down outside Tehran earlier this month, as MPs from all parties demanded Iran bring those responsible to justice.
Iranian investigators are ‘trying to do the right thing’ by providing Canadian officials with more information than would typically be allowed under international protocols during the investigation into the downing of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, according to the chair of the Transportation Safety Board.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is insisting Iran respect the wishes of families when it comes to burying those who died when a passenger jet was shot down outside Tehran, noting doing so would also respect the principles of Islam.
Iran needs technical assistance from France and the United States to analyze data from the Ukrainian jetliner that was accidentally shot down, says a preliminary report released by the country's National Aviation Authority on Monday.