Iran can't unilaterally set compensation for downed plane victims: Canada

Iran cannot unilaterally decide compensation for the families of victims killed in a Ukrainian passenger plane mistakenly shot down by Tehran a year ago, Canada’s foreign minister said Thursday. In an email on the eve of the first anniversary of the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, Francois-Philippe Champagne told AFP that “substantive discussions with Iran” were yet to take place over the issue. 176 people died in the crash, including 85 Canadian citizens and permanent residents. “The issue of compensation will not be set through unilateral statements by Iran but rather b…

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