Amir Ali Hajizade

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“I wished I were dead”: Iran’s Guard commander accepts responsibility for Ukraine plane shootdown

An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander on Saturday said his unit accepts “full responsibility” for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane.

In an address broadcast by state TV on Saturday, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh says that when he learned about the downing of the plane, which killed all 176 passengers on board, “I wished I were dead.”

Source: The Hindu