Part-PAR-Par7940321-1-1-0

MH17 armed mission 'unrealistic' as Ukraine fighting kills 13

Pro-Russian militants sit on a tank on July 27, 2014 in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, as they drive to the front line south of the cityThe Netherlands on Sunday scrapped plans to send an international armed mission to secure the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17, fearing a deployment risked being dragged into the conflict in east Ukraine. Dutch authorities leading the probe into the downing of the passenger airliner carrying 298 people had along with Australia planned to send armed officers, but Prime Minister Mark Rutte said this is no longer viable. “Getting the military upper hand for an international mission in this area is according to our conclusion not realistic,” Rutte told journalists in The Hague, noting the presence of heavily armed separatists and the proximity of the border with Russia — accused of backing the rebels.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
Russian Lawyer Who Met With Trump Jr. Linked To Group Hired By Democrats https://t.co/pm9NaKceA2 #backfire #leftwing https://t.co/17lD1bMNPr - 5 months ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article