28 November the ceremony was held in Kharkiv airport to pay last respects to 6 victims of Malaysian Boeing crash. Justice and Safety Minister of the Netherlands Ivo Opstelten was present at the event.
Just before the commander of United interagency emergency response team MH17 Mr. Hans van der Veen expressed gratitude to all representatives of Ukrainian side which remained sympathetic to the tragedy. “Thank you that you do an honor for us – organize the ceremony of visitation with the airplane crash victims. When it started 4 months ago, nobody could think that it’d be so long. I want to thank you for your support and help”, – he underlined.
Let us remind that Boeing 777-200 of Malaysia Airlines operating flight between Amsterdam and Kuala-Lumpur crashed on 17 July 2014 on the territory of Donetsk region. There were 298 people on board, among them 3 children and 15 crew members. Everyone died.
From the first day of fact finding of the tragedy International airport “Kharkiv” (a company-operator – New Systems AM LLC, DCH group headed by Alexandr Yaroslavsky) provides the best conditions for the people involved in the process. Moreover on a personal commission of Alexandr Yaroslavsky the representatives of official delegations were accommodated in his hotel – Kharkiv Palace 5* – more than 200 foreign experts and journalists.