"It may have been their weapon, but they didn't use it, they didn't fire it, they even said the other side fired it to blame them,” he said. “I mean to be honest with you, you'll probably never know for sure."
The real estate mogul and presidential hopeful didn’t express too much hope that the case would ever be solved.
"I think it is horrible," Trump said. "But they're saying it wasn't them. The other side says it is them. And we're going to go through that arguing for probably for 50 years and nobody is ever going to know."
Moreover, Trump stressed that there are enough domestic problems in the US that need to be solved to “make America great again” (to cite The Donald’s campaign slogan,) that meddling in conflicts abroad is a dangerous distraction.
Prior to that interview, presidential candidate claimed that not everything was clear about 9/11 terrorist attack on the US, which is considered to be one of the nation’s hot button issues.
"When you talk about George Bush, I mean, say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time," he said during his controversial interview to Bloomberg TV. “Blame him, or don't blame him, but he was president.”
Immediately after the plane crash, Washington and its Western allies accused militia forces in eastern Ukraine of using a Russian-made missile to shoot it down. The Dutch Safety Board’s report, released Tuesday, claimed the Malaysian airliner crashed after being struck by a 9N314M-model warhead carried on a 9M38-series surface-to-air Buk missile, but experts have argued that conclusion is based on a flawed analysis and gaps in evidence.