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Iran Admits Downing Jetliner, Sparking Global Anger and Protests

  • Iranian armed forces promise ‘culprits’ will be identified
  • Ukraine’s Zelenskiy, Canada’s Trudeau want better answers
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Iran said it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner it mistook for a cruise missile, a dramatic reversal that triggered international condemnation and protests in the streets of Tehran that in turn drew support from U.S. President Donald Trump.

“We are following your protests closely, and are inspired by your courage,” Trump said Saturday in a tweet posted in Farsi and English.