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Khamenei orders military to address 'shortcomings' over downed plane

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the country's armed forces to address "shortcomings" after a Ukrainian passenger jet was mistakenly shot down, his office said.

Anab Mehdi

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Published on 11 Jan 2020 10:47 AM GMT

Khamenei orders military to address shortcomings over downed plane
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Tehran: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the country's armed forces to address "shortcomings" after a Ukrainian passenger jet was mistakenly shot down, his office said.

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"I emphatically advise the general headquarters (of the armed forces) to follow up on shortcomings" to ensure this kind of error does not happen again, said a statement on his official website, adding he expressed his "sincere condolences" to the families of the deceased.

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(PTI)

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