The Minister for foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that the alleged lists of banned in Russia persons, said the Western media are required to be disclosed to the defendants were informed of the charges to them claims.
before some Western media said about the appearance of a list with the names of about 90 people - politicians, diplomats and military experts, who allegedly denied entry into Russia, was among them, and among them, the people's Deputy of the Bundestag CDU Karl-Georg Wellmann, who declared that on may 24 he was denied entry into Russia. The explanations of the Russian side in relation to these messages in the media were reported.
first Deputy head of the foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov said that the black lists of undesirable persons in the Russian Federation exist, and Moscow is consciously pursuing a policy of non-disclosure of names from these lists. According to the policy, the defendants " have full opportunity to find out whether that is true referring to any Russian Consulate abroad."
"citizens, affected must be informed that any complaints concerning them exist, the lists must be submitted. In a time when we are trying to become partners in addressing dangerous crises in the centre of Europe, it is not a contribution to our partnership ", - said Steinmeier, answering the questions of reporters in Dnepropetrovsk.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. Before the US and EU has imposed punishment on a number of Russian Residents, they are prohibited from entering the EU because of their positions on Crimea and Ukraine. Over the past year the sanctions List, many times replenished with new individuals and legal entities. Summer was added and sectoral punishment.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions List of the USA.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news