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Australia Calls For International Inquiry Into Airliner Crash In Ukraine

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop called for a full international inquiry into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine. Speaking to journalists July 18 in Brisbane, Bishop said Australia was seeking access to the crash site and urged pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to cooperate with the investigation. She said the incident underscored the urgent need to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters)