In the Dutch government summoned the Russian Ambassador, demanding clarification of the critical reviews that have been made from the Russian authorities after the publication of the international investigation team preliminary report on the causes of the crash in the Donbass Malaysian Boeing, EN route flight MH17.
According to Reuters, the Russian Ambassador Alexander Shulgin called on the carpet to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. The meeting of the Ambassador with the Dutch diplomat, apparently, will be held on Friday evening, September 30 in the Hague.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Bert Koenders said that the Russian response to the preliminary conclusions of the international Commission questioned the integrity, professionalism and independence of the investigators. “The Russian Ambassador was summoned to make it clear that such unwarranted criticism is unacceptable,” said Koenders.
The day before, 29 September, the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Russia regrets in connection with the “low quality” of criminal investigation of the disaster Boeing and its “politicization”. “Sounded absolutely baseless, unfounded approval,” she said.
Preliminary report of the international investigation team was submitted on 28 September. It said that Boeing was shot down by a missile fired from installation “Beech”, located on the territory of the separatists. Moreover, the Buk was delivered to Donbas from the Russian territory.
The Boeing 777, EN route flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on 17 July 2014. The victims of the crash were all 283 passengers and 15 crew members. Among the dead were citizens of ten countries, most of them – the citizens of the Netherlands.