Listen: Iranian military acknowledges it shot down Ukrainian Boeing 737 jet by mistake
"Iran has dropped its denials regarding Wednesdays downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet near to Ron's airport in peers. Peter Kenyon says Iranian military. Now says it shot down the plane. Iran's military says it mistook the Ukrainian passenger jet for a hostile target and opened fire as it appeared to be approaching a sensitive military area. Iran's president apologized but the foreign minister added that it happened at a time of crisis caused by US adventurism a reference to the US. Air Strike that killed. Iran's top General Qasim Suli money top officials with Ukraine International Airlines airline spoke to reporters in today. The airlines president and Vice President denied suggestions that the plane had veered off course and said that Iranian authorities should have closed closed. The Airport"