[Ticker] Johnson suggests Iran crash was 'unintentional' missile

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British prime minister Boris Johnson suggested late on Thursday that the Ukrainian airliner which crashed on take-off from Tehran this week may have been shot down by the Iranians. In one of the most explicit comments yet from an EU leader, Johnson said: "There is now a body of information that the flight was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. This may well have been unintentional."

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British prime minister Boris Johnson suggested late on Thursday that the Ukrainian airliner which crashed on take-off from Tehran this week may have been shot down by the Iranians. In one of the most explicit comments yet from an EU leader, Johnson said: "There is now a body of information that the flight was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. This may well have been unintentional."

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