Nothing to See Here: Iran Assures Fliers Its Friendly Skies 'Safer than Ever Before'


Iran assured international fliers Tuesday its skies are “safer than any other time for domestic and foreign flights” as Iran Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi sought to absolve the Islamic regime’s leadership from fault over the downing of a Ukrainian airliner last week.

Mousavi’s guarantee of absolute safety for commercial and miltary fliers was delivered via the official Farns News Agency.

“Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces (Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei) has called for coordination between the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and other Armed Forces of the country to ensure accuracy of the air defense system,” Major General Mousavi said.

An earlier statement said an “expert investigation” by the Iranian military claimed the shootdown of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 came after it was wrongly identified, “as a hostile flying object that was approaching a sensitive center” and this was due to low-level “human error” that had nothing to

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