US demands justice for 'unconscionable crime' of MH17: Kerry

'This is unconscionable on a huge international order,' Kerry adds


Afp August 12, 2014

SYDNEY: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday demanded that those responsible for bringing down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine be brought to justice.

"We affirm to Australia and the world that we absolutely demand justice for this unconscionable crime. ... we will see this through together," he said in Sydney.

The plane, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all 298 on board.

"This is unconscionable on a huge international order," Kerry added.

"We are pressing for a full investigation - this type of weapon (used) we have seen on our imagery .. so really it is no mystery where it came from and where these weapons have come from.

"But we need a complete investigation to legitimise whatever steps we take going down the road."

COMMENTS (3)

Anjaan | 6 years ago | Reply

If downing the Malaysian airlines was unconscionable crime, then what was the US downing the Iranian airliner flight 655 in 1988, carrying 290 civilians ... ?? ... shame on the hypocrite Americans ... !!

Tony Singh | 6 years ago | Reply

@Ali: Agree with you, while the world leaders should be concerned about MH17, they should be equally, if not more, concerned about the situation in Gaza.

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