Father of MH17 victims excoriates United States president Trump for toadying to Putin

Maslin accused the US president of a lack of compassion and understanding for human suffering in an open letter issued on Facebook yesterday

Father of MH17 victims excoriates US president Trump for toadying to Putin

The statement by the G7 ministers came on the eve of a summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, but also just before the anniversary of the July 17, 2014 air disaster which killed all 298 crew and passengers when the airliner was shot down.

"That passenger flight MH17 was shot out of the sky and 298 innocent people were murdered is an irrefutable fact", Maslin wrote. "That this killed our 3 handsome children and their grandfather, and destroyed our life and many other lives in the process, is an irrefutable fact", Maslin wrote.

Four years later, after the sky over Donbass was hit by a Malaysian "Boeing", carrying out flight MH17, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of great Britain has called on the Russian authorities to account "for his role in this crime".

Mo, 12, Evie, 10 and Otis, eight were returning from a holiday with their grandfather when their plane was shot down.

According to an global investigation, the missile that downed the passenger flight was Russian-owned.

Mr Trump delivered a widely condemned performance alongside Mr Putin following the two leaders' first summit, in which he sided with the Russians against his own intelligence services over the issue of Russian interference with the U.S. election.

Transport Minister Anthony Loke said on the fourth anniversary of the tragedy yesterday that Malaysia will not relent in its pursuit of justice for the victims of the deadly attack.

"That this killed our three handsome children and their grandfather, and destroyed our life and many other lives in the process, is an irrefutable fact".

"That this happened 4 years ago today... is an irrefutable fact".

Mr Maslin said that it's "not anger that I feel towards the two of you, its something much, much worse".

Maslin said both Trump and Putin lacked any empathy for the rest of humanity and clearly do not have any appreciation of love for their fellow man.

Investigators at the MH17 crash site.

The Facebook post has been shared nearly 3000 times. "So you have nothing".

Russian Federation must "account for its role" in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine and cooperate with efforts to establish truth and justice, foreign ministers of the world's industrial democracies said on Sunday.

Malaysia's stance was in direct contrast to that of Australia and the Netherlands, who exclusively blame Russian Federation for the tragedy and force the government of the largest country to accept responsibility.

She plans to raise the issue next week when she meets with the UK's new Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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