Perth father slams President Trump's comments in Helsinki

Elias Hubbard
July 20, 2018

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam.

In JIT's website, the team is convinced that a Russian-made BUK Telar surface-to-air missile was used to shoot down MH17. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members were killed.

"That this killed our 3 handsome children and their grandfather, and destroyed our life and many other lives in the process, is an irrefutable fact", he said, adding, "It's not anger that I feel towards the two of you, its something much, much worse".

Mr Trump has come under blistering bipartisan criticism for his comments after the summit with Mr Putin in Finland early yesterday morning.

"That this happened four years ago today... is an irrefutable fact. That this killed our 3 attractive children and their grandfather, and destroyed our life and many other lives in the process, is an irrefutable fact", Maslin wrote.

Mr Maslin said that it's "not anger that I feel towards the two of you, its something much, much worse".

Trump's press conference with Putin was widely condemned, after he sided with the Russians and bashed his own intelligence agencies over the issue of Russian interference with the USA presidential election.

"So you have nothing", he said.

A federal government MP has suggested the world overlook Russia's involvement in the shooting down of MH17 for the sake of "good relations".

Amidst the criticism, including from some members of his own party, Trump backtracked, claiming he misspoke when he used word "would" when he meant "wouldn't" in relation to Russian meddling in the United States elections.

In an equally heart-breaking message, Mr Maslin's partner Rin Norris labelled Mr Trump and Mr Putin as "bullies".

Maslin said both Trump and Putin lacked any empathy for the rest of humanity and clearly do not have any appreciation of love for their fellow man.

The Facebook post has been shared nearly 3000 times.

Ms Norris wrote she still will be "rendered immobile by loss and horror" when she remembers experiences from the past and relives the trauma.

"When I close my eyes, I can see their smiles".

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop also issued a statement on Tuesday expressing her condolences to the families of the victims.

On May 25, the governments of the Netherlands and Australia announced that they put blame on Russian Federation for the downed Boeing of MH17 flight. "We hope that through negotiations with Russian Federation we can open dialogue around the circumstances leading to the tragic loss of innocent lives", Bishop wrote.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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