Moscow Demands Czech Ambassador to Provide Details in Case of Russian Citizen’s Detention

© AFP 2022 / YURI KADOBNOVA man walks in front of a tower of the Kremlin and the Russian Foreign Ministry building in central Moscow on September 10, 2020.
A man walks in front of a tower of the Kremlin and the Russian Foreign Ministry building in central Moscow on September 10, 2020. - Sputnik International, 1920, 13.09.2021
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow demanded from Czech ambassador to Russia Vitezslav Pivonka to provide detailed information on reasons for the detention of a Russian citizen in Prague, the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said on Monday.
"In connection with the detention of a Russian citizen A.[Aleksandr] Franchetti at the Prague airport on the basis of the international order of Interpol issued by Ukraine, we demanded during a conversation with the Czech ambassador in Moscow, V. Pivonka, to provide detailed information on the motives of the actions of the Czech authorities and the charges against the Russian citizen," the spokeswoman said, as quoted by the Foreign Ministry’s statement.
A woman leaves the Vaclav Havel airport in the Czech capital Prague on October 5, 2012 - Sputnik International, 1920, 12.09.2021
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The Russian side also warned the ambassador that Prague’s continuous "destructive approach" to Russia and its citizens will lead to further deterioration of bilateral relations and will not be left without Moscow’s response.
"The Russian embassy in the Czech Republic sent a note to the Czech Foreign Ministry. We expect from the Czech side a prompt reaction to our appeals and answers to the questions," Zakharova added.
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