Flight PS752:Iranian protesters demand that Khamenei quit over plane downing


A group of Iranian protesters demanded Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei step down on Saturday after Tehran said that its military had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane, killing all 176 people on board. 

“Commander-in-chief (Khamenei) resign, resign,” videos posted on Twitter showed hundreds of people chanting, in front of Tehran’s Amir Kabir university. Reuters could not verify the authenticity of the video footage.

ranians shout slogans as one of them holds-up a placard with a Persian script that reads, Death To The Liar, during a gathering to mark the victims of the Ukraine Boeing 737 passenger plane, in Tehrans business district on January 11, 2020. 
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2 responses to “Flight PS752:Iranian protesters demand that Khamenei quit over plane downing”

  1. It is about time Khamenei should quit . The Revolutionary Guard reports to him and he should be the one accepting the responsibility , by quitting and apologizing to the world

  2. Ukraine wants punishment, compensation from Iran for downed plane
    President Volodymyr Zelenskyy demands assurances for Tehran to open a full probe, bringing those responsible to justice.

    The plane, en route to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, was carrying 167 passengers and nine crew members from several countries, including 82 Iranians, 57 Canadians and 11 Ukrainians, when it was shot down. Many of the victims were Iranian with dual nationality.
    Iran offered Ukraine, which lost eleven citizens, a compensation of about 7500 euros per affected family, for some reason no money has been paid out to relatives of the citizens and residents of Sweden who died when Iran shot down flight PS572, TT reports. However, Ukraine, which also lost citizens, has been offered compensation.

    It is about time Khamenei should be removed from his “Holy duty”, he will not quit – he have The Revolutionary Guard to protect his power position.

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