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Of the 298 people killed in the Malaysia Airlines Boeing crash, 193 were Dutch.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed to the national parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, to ratify the agreement at its extraordinary session on July 31.
The Dutch-led mission will be formed from military and civilian personnel of the Netherlands and Australia. “The mission will comprise no more than 700 armed personnel,” the document says. It will have freedom of movement in the Ukrainian territory to the sites of the investigation of the airliner crash. “The mission personnel will be allowed to carry arms and use them for self-defence in their operations,” says the agreement.