Canada's Trudeau: Iran plane crash victims would be alive had there been no tension in region
Monday, 13 January 2020 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday that the victims of the Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran would still be alive if there had been no tensions in the region, according to a transcript of an interview with Global News TV.
The Foreign Secretary has joined a memorial event dedicated to the victims of the passenger jet shot down by Iran ahead of meeting ministers from five other nations to discuss the incident. Dominic Raab took part in a candle lighting ceremony at the High Commission of Canada in central London.
Air India flight from Ukraine landed at Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport. The flight carrying 144 Indians landed in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on June 30. District Health Department screened the passengers upon their arrival. Repatriation process of stranded Indian nationals from abroad is underway. Indian citizens are being evacuated from across the globe under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.
Business Insider reports that Joe Biden's presidential campaign says it's limiting members' interaction with foreign officials. A campaign official told Politico that President Donald Trump had created a "poisonous environment" around interacting with other countries. Trump was impeached over his dealings with Ukraine, and has also faced scrutiny for his interactions with Russia and China. Trump was acquitted over Ukraine in February by the Republican-controlled Senate.