15.10.15 09:50

"We will not be bullied by Russia," - Australian Prime Minister

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull addressed the House of Representatives in Canberra saying Australia would not be bullied by Russia.

Censor.NET reports citing ABC.

This was Australian PM's reaction after Dutch authorities released their final report into the tragedy. The report does not name the culprits, however, it notes the plane was hit by a Buk anti-aircraft missile.

Turnbull is indignant at Russia's sabotage of an attempt to create an international tribunal to determine those responsible for the flight MH17 catastrophe: "We deplore the conduct of Russia using its Security Council veto in July to block the establishment of a special international criminal tribunal." Despite this, he said, Australia would continue working with Belgium, Malaysia, the Netherlands and Ukraine to seek justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines tragedy.

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"We will not be bullied by Russia. We, and all the nations whose citizens share our grief, are determined to do everything we can, no matter how long it takes to identify those responsible and bring them to justice," Turnbull assured.

As reported, the Dutch Safety Board published a report on Oct. 13 on the causes of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash in July 2014 in the Donbas.
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