Malaysia Airlines MH17: UN Security Council mulls resolution on Ukraine crash site access

July 20, 2014 1:45 PM

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Malaysia Airlines MH17: UN Security Council mulls resolution on Ukraine crash site access

The U.N. Security Council is considering a draft resolution to condemn the "shooting down" of a Malaysian passenger plane MH17 in Ukraine, demand armed groups allow access to the crash site, and call on states in the region to cooperate with an international investigation.

Australia - which lost 28 citizens - circulated a draft text, seen by Reuters, to the 15-member Security Council late on Saturday and diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it could be put to a vote as early as Monday.

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