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    Paris Regrets Attack on Russia's Rosoboronexport Delegate at Paris Air Show

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    The French Foreign Ministry regrets the attack on a car of a delegate of the Russia's Rosoboronexport arms exporter t the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, Alexandre Giorgini, the ministry’s deputy spokesman, said Thursday.

    PARIS (Sputnik) – Sergey Kornev, Rosoboronexport's chief delegate, was en route from the air show late on Tuesday when his vehicle came under attack in Saint-Denis, north of Paris. Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said Wednesday that Kornev was slightly injured but did not require hospitalization.

    "We regret this incident into which an investigation was launched straight away. We shall inform the Russian authorities of its results," Giorgini told a briefing.


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