Minister for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini spoke by telephone today with her Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, who updated her on efforts to access the area in which the Malaysian Airlines jet was shot down in Thursday and where an operation is under way to recover the bodies of the victims. Mogherini said Italy was willing to assist the Ukraine authorities by sending an expert inspector from its national air security agency to join the other international experts.Klimkin, for his part, thanked Italy for the offer. Mogherini and Klimkin will meet again on Tuesday in Brussels for a bilateral meeting in the margins of the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU.
Ukraine: Mogherini speaks with Klimkin. Italy offers to send expert to assist investigation