NATO Secretary General statement on Dutch Safety Board’s report into MH-17 crash

  • 13 Oct. 2015 -
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  • Press Release (2015) 140
  • Issued on 13 Oct. 2015
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  • Last updated: 14 Oct. 2015 08:45

I welcome today’s release of the Dutch Safety Board’s report into the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17.

I commend the Dutch Safety Board for conducting an independent, neutral and open investigation. Their report fulfils the objectives set out by the United Nations Security Council and the investigation was conducted in full accordance with the rules and procedures of the International Civil Aviation Organisation.

This report contributes to provide answers to the many questions from the families of the victims.

The findings confirm that it was a Buk-missile which brought down the aircraft.

Those directly and indirectly responsible for the downing of MH17 should be held accountable and brought to justice as soon as possible.