Downing Ukrainian plane an unforgivable error, says Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

Downing Ukrainian plane an unforgivable error, says Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

Iran will punish all those responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Tuesday, adding that the tragic event would be investigated thoroughly.

Hassan Rouhani said that It was an unforgivable error.One person cannot be solely responsible for the plane crash.

Iranian armed forces admitting their mistake is a good first step ... We should assure people that it will not happen again, Hassan Rouhani said, adding that his government was accountable to Iranian and other nations who lost lives in the plane crash.