OREANDA-NEWSAn airplane of Ukraine International Airlines could have been unintentionally shot down by an Iranian missile, but more information is needed to speak with confidence. The corresponding statement was made on Thursday in an interview with reporters in Ottawa by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

"We want to know more, we intend to work with international officials, the investigation and Iran to get answers to the question of what happened after all. We realize that this could be unintentional, but more information is needed", he said. he. “In order to draw final conclusions about the intentionality of such actions, we need to conduct a full and transparent investigation”, Trudeau emphasized.

Earlier, he said that Ottawa has information from various sources, including Canadian intelligence, according to which the airliner was shot down shortly after taking off an Iranian ground-to-air missile.