The Hague, 28 November 2015
National authorities from all involved countries attended a coordination meeting yesterady at Eurojust to discuss progress in the identification and victim information process as well as the criminal investigation into the crash of Flight MH17. In attendance were public prosecutors and investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Ukraine, Belgium and Malaysia, the countries comprising the joint investigation team formed in 2014, as well as from the UK, Germany, the Philippines, Canada, New Zealand, Indonesia and the USA, all of which had citizens who were victims of the crash. Europol also was represented.
Yesterday’s meeting, chaired by Mr Han Moraal, National Member for the Netherlands at Eurojust, is the third meeting held at Eurojust since the crash on 17 July 2014 in Ukraine in which 298 people died. The first coordination meeting was held on 28 July 2014, and the second on 4 December 2014.
For questions relating to the involvement of Member States, please contact the relevant national authorities
The two previous Eurojust press releases on MH17: here and here