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11 Jan, 2020 15:12

RT News - January 11, 2020 (17:00 MSK)

Iran admits that it unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane on Wednesday, mistaking it for a cruise missile. The country's president has called the incident "an unforgivable mistake." As Iran's foreign minister blames Washington's adventurism for tensions that led to the downing, the US Secretary of State is grilled by reporters who demand a justification for the killing of Iran's top general. A meeting between the German Chancellor and Vladimir Putin is underway in Moscow. It's Angela Merkel's first visit to the Russian capital in five years.