Iranian missile: consequences and lessons for Ukraine

Iran admitted that it “unintentionally shot down” a Ukrainian plane over its territory, thus putting an end to speculations around the issue. At the same time, Iran’s statement started a new round of problems and challenges. The International Centre for Policy Studies has been closely monitoring the situation and publishing its position on the lessons Ukraine should draw from the crisis.

One of them is forming a position that will enable a transparent investigation, bringing those responsible to justice and determining the amount of compensation without getting involved in a dangerous and prolonged conflict of geopolitical interests in the Middle East.

The “aviation dimension” of international politics becomes particularly important to Ukraine. An air crash is always a tragic experience – an experience connected with the ambiguity of circumstances, interpretations, as well as a long period of investigations and political speculations about their consequences.

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