Q : Volodymyr Tsemakh, who is suspected of having played a role in the MH17 crash, was among the prisoners exchanged between Russia and Ukraine this weekend. The Netherlands expressed regret that Mr. Tsemakh was included in this exchange. Do you think that this release will complicate the international investigation into Flight MH17?
A : France reaffirms its support for the efforts to ensure that the truth is established, justice is served and responsibility established for the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 on July 17, 2014.
It reaffirms that all states are required to lend their support to the investigation and to the ongoing legal proceedings, in accordance with UNSCR 2166 (2014).