Prime Minister makes statement on MH17 aircraft


David Cameron, the Prime Minister, has issued a statement on the Malaysian Airlines MH17 aircraft crash on 17 July 2014. Commenting after the release of a Dutch investigation into the crash the Prime Minister said:

“We have always been clear that justice must be done for all of the victims of MH17 and today’s report brings us one step closer to establishing the truth. We, alongside our partners, will continue to send a clear message: those responsible for downing this plane will be held to account”.

The aircraft is thought to have been brought down by Russian backed separatists. 283 passengers and 15 crew were all killed in the attack on the Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur service.