Putin says MH17 crash shouldn't be used for political purposes

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the crash of flight MH17 shouldn’t be used for political purposes as he responded to days of criticism from international leaders.

21st July, 2014
Russia will “do everything it can” to seek a negotiated settlement of the Ukraine conflict, Putin said.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the crash of flight MH17 shouldn’t be used for political purposes as he responded to days of criticism from international leaders questioning his military’s role in the Ukraine disaster.

“Nobody should and no one has the right to use this tragedy to achieve selfish political aims,” Putin said in a video posted on the Kremlin’s website after a series of phone calls with world leaders...

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