Ambassador of the Netherlands: efforts on creation MH17 tribunal discontinued

Дата публикации: 12 Октябрь 2015, 13:05


Ambassador of the Netherlands in Moscow Ron van Dartel said that the countries of the international investigation team (JIT: Australia, the Netherlands, Malaysia, Belgium and Ukraine) of the Malaysian Boeing collapsing in Ukraine, stopped efforts on establishing an international tribunal on the basis of UN Security Council decisions and currently they are discussing alternatives:


«Russia is very clearly stated about their position with the veto. This is the end of efforts for the establishment of the tribunal, and now we are looking for an alternative to it».


According to him, at present these options are discussed between the member countries of an international investigation team. Among these alternatives ambassador called the investigation of the International Criminal Court (ICC), as well as conducting interstate court of the international investigation group. He stressed that currently there are no «absolute priority» among these options, as a discussion between the partners continues.




Wreckage from the nose section of a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 plane which was downed on Thursday is seen near the village of Rozsypne, in the Donetsk region July 18, 2014. World leaders demanded an international investigation into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 with 298 people on board over eastern Ukraine in a tragedy that could mark a pivotal moment in the worst crisis between Russia and the West since the Cold War.  REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS TRANSPORT DISASTER CIVIL UNREST)