• The Iranian government is turning on its military after it lied about the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Iranian Presidency Office via AP
    Iran's leadership has turned on its military its response to the downing of a Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 last week.
    While Iran initially insisted that the plane crashed due to technical issues, it later admitted that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps shot the commercial plane down by mistake.
    President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran must "compensate" for the crash, and demanded the IRCG "explain to people" exactly what happened.
    Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif also rebuked the military for its actions and said on Wednesday...
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