Poland to sue Russia over withholding 2010 plane crash wreckage


Poland will sue Russia in a human rights court over Moscow’s withholding of the wreckage of a Polish jet that crashed in thick fog over Russia in 2010 killing the Polish president, the country’s foreign minister-designate said.

Russia has so far declined to return wreckage, arguing it first needed to conclude its own inquiry. The decision by a new more nationalist Polish government to press the matter could add to tensions already stirred by Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and subsequent EU sanctions against Moscow.

“We will be suing the Russian investigation in Strasbourg for dragging its feet,” Witold Waszczykowski told TVN24 broadcaster, referring to the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights.

Read more: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/11/10/uk-poland-russia-smolensk-idUKKCN0SZ2CY20151110 



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