Ukraine's President Poroshenko has welcomed the UK's offer of support to the team of international investigators and agreed that the UK and Ukrainian authorities would work closely to recover the bodies of those who had died, a Downing Street spokesperson said. The spokesperson added:
President Poroshenko explained that they were working hard to get a team of international investigators to the site and welcomed the Prime Minister's offer of UK support for that team.
They also agreed that the UK and Ukrainian authorities should work closely together to recover the bodies of those who lost their lives and to repatriate them.
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United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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