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IRGC takes full responsibility for downed Ukrainian plane

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11-01-2020, 10:26

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force Commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that the IRGC assumes full responsibility for the crash of the Ukrainian plane, BAKU.NEWS informs citing the RIA Novosti.

"We are fully responsible for this, and no matter what decision the authorities make, we will obey it," Hajizadeh said during a press conference after reporting the causes of the crash.

Earlier, Iranian authorities announced that Ukrainian Boeing 737-800 was shot down "unintentionally" by its armed forces.

It is noted that the "human factor" was the cause of the tragedy.