Canada seeks access to plane crash site in Iran as theories about cause begin to surface
Canada seeks access to plane crash site in Iran as theories about cause begin to surfaceThe Kyiv-bound flight crashed Wednesday morning, minutes afer taking off from the Tehran airport, killing all 176 people aboard. Most of those travellers were connecting to Canada, according to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, including dozens of Canadian citizens. Those victims included entire families, academics, students and newlyweds.
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We're told Iran's judiciary has made arrests over the shootdown of, which resulted in the of 176 passengers and crew.
The report doesn't identify who was arrested or what the accused have been charged with, but frankly, we have every right to be skeptical of any pronouncements from this Iranian government.
Canada's Trudeau says he wants full investigation into plane crash
IRAN-AIRPLANE/TRUDEAU (URGENT):Canada's Trudeau says he wants full investigation into plane crashAll 176 people on board, including 57 Canadians, were killed in Wednesday's crash after take-off from Tehran. Canada had said for several days it believed the plane was downed by an Iranian missile, but until Saturday Iran had denied this.
In an unusual attack on a former employer, the NBC host Megyn Kelly used her morning show on Monday to denounce her former Fox News colleague Bill O’Reilly and the cable network where she Mr. Ailes was let go from the network after an investigation into several other claims; he died this year.
“I want the Iranians to know that if I’m the president, we will attack Iran (if it attacks Israel),” Clinton said in an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “In the next 10 years, during which they might foolishly consider launching an attack on Israel, we would be able to totally obliterate them,” she said.
These are the same people who denied any culpability in this tragedy in spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
In fact, one has to wonder if these arrests are a sincere attempt to enact justice, or just an attempt at damage control to placate an outraged global community and the tens of thousands of angry Iranians whoto show their disgust for the government?
Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has begun its investigation into this tragedy, and so far, it seems that the Iranians are co-operating.
Canadian and Ukrainian officials have been granted visas to work in the probe, and we're told they will have access to the black boxes that contain flight data, but public outrage demands that this investigation go much deeper.
Jewish, Iranian groups want government to add Iran's Guards to terror listing
OTTAWA — Canadian Jewish and Iranian organizations have reiterated their demands for the government to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist entity following last week's downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran. It's not a new request, but representatives of the groups say it will plug a legal gap that would allow Canadian victims of the crash to sue Iran after the plane was shot down by an Iranian missile moments after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday.
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Kathy Fox, chair of the TSB, says the investigation should also determine if the attack on Flight 752 was an accident, as the Iranians contend, or if it was intentional.
It's a fair question.
On a night when the Iranians fired missiles at military bases that housed American troops, and with the expectation of an American reprisal, why wasn't commercial air trafficbecause of the heightened danger?
How could a civilian aircraft that was flying on a designated flight path be allegedly mistaken for an American military aircraft?
Those are just a couple of the questions tat the TSB wants to have answered, but that could be difficult.
Canada has a limited role in this investigation because it wasn't a Canadian airliner that was shot down.
We can only hope that other investigators will share the Canadian will to explore every aspect of the attack.
By questioning the credibility of the Iranian claim that the attack was accidental, Fox is confronting an uncomfortable truth: the ill-fated victims of Flight 752 may have been collateral damage in a high-stakes staredown between the United States and Iran.
As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an exclusive interview with Global News anchor Dawna Friesen, if it hadn't been for the heightened tension between those two countries, those 176 passengers would be home with their families today.
There are people in Washington and Tehran with blood on their hands who need to be held accountable.
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'No good options': All eyes are on Trudeau as West faces dilemma in dealing with Iran .
Canada and its Western allies have been thrust between “a rock and a hard place” in their relations with Iran, following revelations that an Iranian missile is believed to have shot down a Ukrainian aircraft near Tehran, killing all 176 passengers on board including 63 Canadians. Citing intelligence from multiple sources on Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters that evidence indicated the plane was struck by an Iranian surface-to-air missile.