Disinfo: Trudeau unusually active regarding the downed flight PS752 because the victim of the crash was a Canadian intelligence officer

Summary

News Front has obtained the passport photo of an alleged Canadian spy killed in the plane crash. This is why a neoliberal Justin Trudeau has immediately blamed Iran for the tragedy. His unnatural activity and appeal for “intelligence material” endorses this version.

Disproof

No proof is given. The photo, allegedly of a Canadian intelligence officer, shows one of the victims of the crash of flight PS752. It was not obtained by News Front. The photo, among others, from the crash site was published in the official web site of the President of Ukraine on January 11th, one day before News Front.

63 Canadians were on board of the downed jet, there is nothing unusual about the Canadian Prime Minister's interest in the case.

 

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 179
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 12/01/2020
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: Canada
  • Keywords: PS752
  • Outlet: News Front Georgia

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