The Council of the EU invited Russia to accept responsibility for the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in the sky over the Donbass in 2014. Appropriate position he voiced in the accepted to the 5th anniversary of the tragedy of the Declaration of 17 July 2019. The text of the Declaration published on the website of the organization.
“The EU calls on Russia to take responsibility and to cooperate fully with the ongoing investigation. The EU expresses its full confidence in the independence and professionalism of legal procedures,” the statement said.
The European Union reiterated its full support for all efforts to establish truth, justice and accountability for victims and their next of kin in accordance with resolution 2166 of the UN security Council. In this context, the EU welcomes the announcement of the joint investigation team on 19 June 2019 on institution in the Netherlands criminal cases against four people.
“In this day when we mark the fifth anniversary of the tragic crash of flight Malaysia Airlines MH17, which killed 298 innocent people, our hearts are with all those who lost their loved ones,” the document says.