Netherlands able to conduct just prosecution in MH17 case, - US State Department


Three years after the MH17 crash, the United States extended its deepest sympathy to the families and friends of the victims of the tragedy.

Censor.NET reports referring to the U.S. Department of State official website.

See more: "Russian Buk is the only credible candidate": Bellingcat publishes summarizing report on MH17 crash. PHOTOS

"The United States will continue to support the efforts of the Joint Investigation Team and urges other states to cooperate fully in order to ensure those responsible are brought to justice," the message says.

The U.S. State Department reminded that the responsibility for the crash of the Malaysian "Boeing" lies with the Russian Federation

"As we and the Joint Investigation Team have said, Russian-led forces in eastern Ukraine fired the surface-to-air BUK missile - brought into sovereign Ukrainian territory from Russia - that took down flight MH17," the message reads.

The agency also welcomes the recent decision of the group to grant jurisdiction to the Dutch courts for the prosecution of those responsible for this tragedy.

"We have full confidence in the ability of the Dutch criminal justice system to conduct a prosecution that is comprehensive, objective and just," stressed the U.S. State Department.

Read more: Poroshenko paid tribute to MH17 victims: "A daring crime that would not have happened, if not for Russia's aggression"

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014. 298 people died in the crash. The passengers were citizens of 10 countries. The majority of victims (196) were Dutch nationals.
Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n448195