Saturday, August 30, 2014   

(Flight MH370) Chinese families not convinced by closed-door briefing
(04-02 19:28)

Malaysian authorities organized a closed-door briefing in Malaysia for the families with officials and experts involved in the search for the missing Boeing 777.
The briefing was relayed by video conference to relatives of passengers in Beijing. Malaysia's civil aviation chief, Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, said officials answered all the questions raised by relatives and that they had “a very good meeting.''
Several relatives interviewed afterwards said officials showed them more satellite and other data, but that they were still not satisfied.
“The fact is they didn't give us any convincing information,'' said Steve Wang, a representative of some of the Chinese families in Beijing. “They said themselves that there are many different possibilities, but they are judging on the basis of just one of them.''
Malaysian officials have on occasion given conflicting accounts and contradictory information over the last three weeks. They maintain they are doing their best in what it is an unprecedented situation, and stress they want the same thing as the families, namely to locate the plane as quickly as possible.—AP
   
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