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Why Iran Came Clean on Flight 752

Jan 14, 2020 | 19:37 GMT
Teams examine the scene of a Ukrainian airliner that crashed being unintentionally targeted by Iranian air defenses shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Jan. 8, 2020.

Teams examine the scene of a Ukrainian airliner that crashed shortly after takeoff in Tehran on Jan. 8, 2020. Iran suddenly admitted to downing the plane after three days of denials.

(AKBAR TAVAKOLI/IRNA/AFP via Getty Images)

A desire to remain within the family of nations gave Tehran few choices but to admit its responsibility for downing a Ukrainian passenger jet....

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