The Netherlands and Australia said on Friday that Russia is legally responsible for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over Ukrainian territory in 2014 that killed all 298 people on board.
The statements come a day after international investigators probing the downing of the plane said it was brought down by a Russian military missile.
What did officials say?
- Citing the investigators’ interim findings, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said that Australia and the Netherlands “are now convinced that Russia is responsible” for downing the plane. He added that both…