Press Releases: The Shoot Down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 24, 2018 The United States has complete confidence in the findings of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as presented today by the Dutch Public Prosecutor: the missile launcher used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 originated from the 53rd Anti-aircraft Brigade of the Russian Federation, ...
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Marking the Third Anniversary of the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC July 17, 2017 Three years ago today 298 innocent civilians were killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.  The United States again extends its deepest sympathy to the families and friends of the victims.  The United States will continue to support the efforts of the ...
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Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

The United States welcomes the unanimous decision of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) granting jurisdiction for the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 to the Dutch courts.  We have full confidence in the ability of the Dutch criminal justice system to arrive at a just and impartial decision.   As we ...
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Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Statement by John Kirby, Spokesperson, U.S. Department Of State September 28, 2016 The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The Team’s interim findings corroborate Secretary Kerry’s statement in the days following the tragedy that MH17 was shot down by a BUK ...
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