KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 Malaysian Transport
Minister Liow Tiong Lai will fly to the Ukraine capital of Kiev
on Saturday to ensure an investigating team gets safe access to
the site of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
The United States believes the plane was hit by a
surface-to-air missile fired from rebel-controlled territory in
eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board were killed.
"We will want to ensure a safe corridor to the site," Liow
told reporters. "... we sent a team to Kiev yesterday night. I
will be leaving for Kiev tonight to ensure we have access to the
(Reporting by Anuradha Raghu; Writing by Nick Macfie; Editing
by Paul Tait)