Ukraine International Airlines will fully compensate PS752 flight killed passengers' families

13 January 2020 — Daniela GHETU
Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) will pay all insurance payments and compensations to the families of killed passengers of the Tehran-Kyiv PS752 flight in accordance with the international rules, UIA President Yevhen DYKHNE reported at a briefing, news agency INTERFAX reported.

"All compensations and insurance payments that are defined by law and are in the airlines' area of responsibility will be made in accordance with all international rules and the insurance contracts that we have," said DYKHNE. He also said that the UIA backs the position of the Ukrainian president Volodymyr ZELENSKY that Iran should pay compensation.

Previously, ZELENSKY said that Ukraine expected Iran to assure that it is ready for a full and open investigation, the prosecution of those guilty, the return of bodies, compensation payments and official apologies via diplomatic channels.

On the other hand, according to a Prime Minister Oleksiy HONCHARUK press service, "the government will pay UAH 200,000 of assistance to the families of those who were killed in the plane crash in Iran and will monitor the proper payoff of insurance payments in accordance with the Montreal Convention." The state will also provide comprehensive support and assistance, including legal and financial.

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