Peskov urged to consider the military of the Russian Federation on the participation of the separatists to MH17 crash site
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday urged the investigation of the circumstances of the crash in 2014 in Ukraine of flight MH17 to consider all data, including those presented recently by the Russian military. According to the published Russian defense Ministry information, located in the Rostov region the radar “Utes-T” were not recorded closer to the plane of any aerial objects from the Eastern regions of Donbass, controlled at that time by the separatists, including from the village of Snow.
“There are irrefutable facts,” – said Peskov, quoted by TASS. “(Impossible) to draw any conclusions without considering the latest information that was published by our military, namely the primary radar data, which recorded all aircraft or objects that could start or be in the air on the territory controlled at that time by the militias,” he said.
As noted by the representative of the Kremlin, these data are unequivocal and these data missiles (allegedly shot down the plane), no. “If there were a missile, it could be fired only from a different site. I’m not saying which is the business of specialists,” he said.
According to the press Secretary of the President, “it is not a hypothesis, it is clear that based on primary radar data”. “This thing will not argue, not discuss. This brand of instrument statement”, – he stressed.
Sands drew attention that the initial indications of radar, presented on 26 September by the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation – “is an image that carries a lot of information of a technical nature and it is, of course, much more fully represents the whole picture”.
The representative of the Kremlin believes that it is necessary to wait for official information report of the joint investigative group and to assess how well it is done. “Then it will be possible to speak about the level of these findings about their credibility,” – said the press Secretary of the President. “Hypothetical reasoning in such a serious matter is absolutely inappropriate,” added Sands, answering the question of the extent to which the results of the report are ready to take Russia.
Joint investigation team conducting the criminal investigation into the collapse of the liner 28 September in the Dutch city of Nieuwegein (province of Utrecht) will present a report with the results of their work. In particular, the experts should tell us what weapons and where the plane was shot down. The specialists came to the conclusion that the ship was struck by a missile fired from the ground from anti-aircraft missile complex “Buk”. However, relative to the location from which the rocket was fired, the opinions differed: in the West and in Kiev in the incident accused the separatists in Russia believe that the crime involved the Ukrainian military.
Passenger plane Boeing 777 company “Malaysian airlines”, carrying out flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that crashed on 17 July 2014 in the Eastern Donetsk region. Killed the citizens of 10 countries – 283 passengers and 15 crew members.