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A transport aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with 45 specialists from various spheres who will be involved in finding out the circumstances of the UIA plane crash that took place on January 8 at the Tehran airport and identifying the bodies of the dead departed from Kyiv to Tehran.

Ukrainian officials of expert and search and rescue teams will be involved in the investigation, identification and repatriation of the bodies of Ukrainians killed in the crash of PS 752 flight of Ukraine International Airlines at the airport of Tehran (Iran), as stated by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy commissioned to initiate criminal proceedings as regards the crash of a passenger plane of Ukraine International Airlines near Tehran International Airport (Iran). The Head of State also stressed the need to conduct an airworthiness test of the entire civilian fleet.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a meeting with Executive President of the State General Reserve Fund of Oman Abdulsalam Al Murshidi.

During his trip to Oman, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy met with Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of Oman Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah. The parties discussed strengthening relations between the countries, in particular, increasing trade and economic cooperation.

During the conversation, the heads of state also agreed to immediately proceed to the approval of the lists for the release of Ukrainians, including Crimeans, held in Crimea and Russia, and Russians held in Ukraine.

The transfer of former Berkut officers was a condition of mutual release in the format of “all identified for all identified”. The decision was political, it was a difficult one, but it will not affect the investigation of crimes against Maidan activists, as stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy underscored the importance of the release of all Ukrainian citizens detained, in particular, in the occupied Crimea.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called it a great achievement to free Ukrainians from captivity and to return them to the territory controlled by Ukraine, to their families and relatives.