Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said that he regretted having to end the search for the airplane and would consider resuming the operation if any new information came to light, the Xinhua news agency reported.
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23 May 2018, 11:57 GMT
On Tuesday, US-based company Ocean Infinity ended searches which it began back in January.
Flight MH370, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappeared from radars on March 8, 2014, less than an hour after takeoff. There were 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board the Boeing 777 aircraft. So far, several pieces of debris believed to have come from the aircraft have been found at different locations, including Mozambique, South Africa and the French island of Reunion.
© AP Photo / Joshua Paul / In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, file photo, a waiter walks past a mural of flight MH370 in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, file photo, a waiter walks past a mural of flight MH370 in Shah Alam outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
© AP Photo / Joshua Paul /