The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation refutes statements by the security Service of Ukraine about the lack of official requests of the Russian side on the issue of access to the detainees in Ukraine for the citizens of Russia - Alexander Alexandrov and Evgeny Erofeev, according to a report by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, posted on the account of the Agency on Facebook.
"From the first day of detention in Ukraine are Russian citizens Alexander Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev's Russian employees of the foreign Ministry in Kiev, and in the capital of Russia is taking active steps to meet them Russian Consul. To do this, use all diplomatic tools: the direction of the Ukrainian side official inquiries, contact through diplomatic channels, calling the MFA charge d'affaires of Ukraine in Russia. As long as no avail. The Ukrainian side not only does not provide access to captured, but politicizing this matter, through the media, " according to the document.
"We hope that the Ukrainian side will cease to manipulate public opinion and in the near future will provide consular access to the arrested Russians ", - stated in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.