Iran Warns Europe Its Troops Could Be in Danger

Iran’s president on Wednesday warned that European soldiers in the Mideast “could be in danger” after three nations challenged Tehran over breaking the limits of its nuclear deal. Tehran’s top diplomat meanwhile acknowledged that Iranians “were lied to” for days after the Islamic Republic’s accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner that killed 176 people.

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Ukrainian Plane Afire Tried to Turn Back

The crew of a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed in Iran, killing all 176 people onboard, never made a radio call for help and were trying to turn back for the airport when their burning plane went down, an initial Iranian investigative report said Thursday. Ukraine said it considered a missile strike one of several possible theories for the crash, despite Iran’s denials.

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