I know in Minsk that Moscow will not give offense under control in Belarus, the Russians, said the official Commissioner of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
before the head of Alexander Lukashenko in a statement to the nation and the national Assembly before the election called "lies" and "legend" statements about the fact that Detained near Minsk and in the South Russian citizens flew to Istanbul. According to his statement, they were sent " especially to Belarus ".
She also stressed that the relations of Moscow and Minsk are based on " the solid Foundation of historical location and modern pragmatic interaction."
last week it was announced the detention of 32 Russian citizens ( " terrorists PMC ", as suggested By the Belarusian side) to the sanatorium of Minsk and one in the South of the country. Against them filed a case under the criminal code according to section of preparation of terrorist acts, the penalty for which involves up to 20 years punishment. In addition, the captured suspected of intending to organize in the Republic of numerous riots.
Thus a press-the Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow has no information about any illegal actions of these Residents, and arbitrary detention " does not literally fit the characteristics of allied relations." Peskov said that these people had tickets to Istanbul, they work in the private security company and were in Belarus in transit.
later Vladimir Putin agreed on actions of Minsk with members of the security Council. The meeting expressed the hope that the captured will go in the near future. The Russian foreign Ministry also said that Belarusian partners is puzzling.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that with high confidence we can say that the Detainees in Belarus, the Russian citizens are employees of the chop, was there in transit and missed the flight. The detainees, According to Peskov, did not commit illegal actions, and Russia does not interfere and does not interfere In the internal Affairs of Belarus. Russian President Vladimir Putin and members of the security Council, as was said Sands, hoping for a speedy clarification of all circumstances of detention of Russian citizens and their liberation.
in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation reported that the group arrested in Belarus Residents was in transit through Minsk to Istanbul, having on hand all necessary documents, including tickets and logistics was provided by the Belarusian Firm. In the capital of Russia told that the authorities of Belarus have all the necessary documents to establish the truth. While the foreign Ministry drew attention that odious interpretation of the Belarusian party of detention of Russian citizens do not stand up to any opponents, and tried to convince to stop whipping up unnecessary negative emotions. In international Ministry also demanded, without delay, to provide consular officers access to arrested in Belarus for Russian citizens.