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‘Images journalist give no cause for more MH17 debris’

‘Images journalist give no cause for more MH17 debris’

Statements and film footage of the Dutch journalist who recently from Eastern Ukraine to come back with a piece of bone from a MH17 victim, give no indication that more remains can be found. That has minister Stef Blok (Security and Justice) announced on Thursday.

Among the relatives of the victims, there was much commotion by the discovery. They asked in January to a new search for possible human remains.

According to journalist Michel Spekkers there would be many more to find. Minister Block suggests that Spekkers that, however, with images and statements can not substantiate. Also give the pictures to a lot of confusion about the exact location of the find.

In the letter to the Second Chamber let Block know that always has been recognized that it is not excluded that there are still more remains and belongings of the victims can be found. On the basis of the images can not be assumed that there are more remains lie on the spot where Spekkers. Block writes that the images are no physical remains and personal property.

Spekkers late in a response to NU.nl know that he in January, a day with the MH17 research team in Holland has been. Then, according to him, about 6 gigabytes of data to photos and videos of the rampplek copied. According to him, he has demonstrably able to make is that there still certainly remains lie. A piece of bone that he took out of a in 2014 identified a victim. The TO wanted not substantively respond.

The minister understands that survivors also spot want to determine whether there are still remnants. The local authorities in the area of the crash have to know that once again will be searching for remains. That happens in the spring, when the snow is gone. The netherlands looks at what support in this as possible is desired.

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Spekkers took during a reportagereis on the rampplek items, including human remains. He wanted his findings in the Netherlands were examined, and wanted to demonstrate that 2.5 years after the disaster still remains to be found.

During the transfer process at Schiphol was under the impression that not everything was transferred. A travel companion of Spekkers would with stuff already on your way to the exit. Accordingly, film and sound recordings of the journalist were seized. The judge ruled later that this happened.

Meanwhile, Spekkers the greatest part of his material back. The journalist says going to be possible in the future to go back to the place.

Summary: aviation disaster to ” MH17

Flight MH17 departs on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from amsterdam airport Schiphol in the direction of Kuala Lumpur. As the Boeing 777 over Ukraine, flies, plunges it down.
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The same afternoon, says the Ukrainian president Petro Porosjenko that this is no accident, but a terrorist act: the plane is shot down. The American intelligence services confirm this.
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A day later, on July 18, 2014, it is confirmed that all 298 passengers were killed. Among them 196 Dutch citizens.
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The Dutch government points not guilty; prime minister Mark Rutte said that the bottom stone above.
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Separatists in drag, with bodies and belongings of victims, reports the Ukrainian government on Saturday 19 July.
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The netherlands is “furious”, says minister of Foreign Affairs, Frans Timmermans, who is traveled to the country.
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Due to the turmoil in the area, the bodies only on Sunday, July 20, 2014, three days after the crash, to be salvaged by the emergency services.
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Monday, July 21: monitors from the OSCE and Dutch experts of the National Team for Forensic Investigation (LTFO) are allowed to have their research on the location to start.
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The first bodies to arrive on 23 July in the Netherlands. There is a ceremony held where the king and queen is present. The netherlands is a minute of silence.
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Saturday 26 July: A team of Dutch researchers (LTFO) by separatists stopped on the way to the rampplek. This happens a few days later, on 30 July, again.
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The late-Thursday, August 14, know that the criminal investigation of the aviation disaster to”, as far as is known, the largest of its kind in the history of the Netherlands. It has ten officers of justice used. They lead the research, carried out by approximately two hundred detectives.
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Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 10 september 2014: Flight MH17 in Ukraine crashed after it in the air with high speed is pierced by a large number of objects and then broke up. This is evident from the first results of the research by the Research council of Safety.
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A Dutch team of bergingswerkers begins Sunday, november 16, 2014 with the salvage of wreckage of the aircraft.
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The netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine ask on Monday 13 July 2015 the UN Security council, a tribunal to establish the perpetrators of the aviation disaster to ” to justice.
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Wednesday July 29, 2015: Russia has during a vote in the UN Security council a veto over the creation of the MH17 criminal tribunal. Eleven members of the Security council of the United Nations voted in favour, only Russia voted against.
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The former leader of the Ukrainian department of the research team comes on Tuesday, October 6, that in the bodies of the victims of flight MH17 particles of a Buk missile have been found.
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During the presentation of the research reports of the Dutch Safety Board confirmed that flight MH17 was shot down by a BUK-missile.
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Russia late in February 2016, know all the things doing radar is to have transferred to the Safety Board.
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Minister Ard van der Steur (Justice) late in October to know that the Dutch cabinet is preparing for the possible prosecution of culprits for the shooting down of flight MH17.
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The Russian Public Prosecutor’s office on 26 October 2016, a package of information with regard to the shooting down of flight MH17 at the Dutch embassy in Moscow handed over.
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At Schiphol airport, the Dutch journalist Michel Spekkers on January 9, 2017 stuff to the police handed over that he has taken of the MH17-rampplek in Ukraine. On 13 January it is known that there are human remains between these things were.
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It is for the relatives of the victims of the disaster with flight MH17 wrenching to think that there may still be human remains in Ukraine. They want a new bergingsmissie to the remains, on 14 January 2017 announced.
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Statements and film footage of the Dutch journalist who recently from Eastern Ukraine to come back with a piece of bone from a MH17 victim, give no indication that more remains can be found. That has minister Stef Blok Thursday, February 16 announced.
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