Former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk was not detained at the airport of Geneva. About it reports a press-service of the National police.
“Ukrainian Bureau of Interpol has received from the National Bureau of Interpol in Switzerland and the headquarters of the organization in Lyon confirm that Yatsenyuk was detained. He passed standard checks during passport control, which lasted more than 10 minutes”, – stated in the message.
Also, the press service of the interior Ministry of Ukraine in Facebook reports that there are no obstacles to movement Arseniy Yatsenyuk around the world on the initiative of Interpol or through the channels does not exist.
“When considering the recent cases of the Russian Federation on the announcement of Arseniy Yatsenyuk wanted by Interpol for allegedly committed in Chechnya crimes, the Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon for a short time understood the situation, recognized the appeal of the Russian Federation was unjustified and quashed the circular search of the Russians”, – stated in the message.
The interior Ministry noted that no formal obstacles to the movement of ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine around the world upon the initiative or through Interpol channels – does not exist and the Interpol has made the decision on groundlessness of the appeal of Russia on the investigation Yatsenyuk.
Earlier it was reported that the ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk stopped for 10 minutes at passport control in Geneva airport at the request of Russia, has not yet been clarified in the emergence of this request.
At the beginning of September 2015, the Chairman of Sledkoma of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin said in an interview that his Agency suspects Yatsenyuk that he in 1994 he participated in the Chechen war. Yatsenyuk, who was a student at Chernivtsi University, allegedly fought against Russian troops. The Prime Minister commented on this statement: “a clinical diagnosis of the Russian government. Stalinist justice, mixed with Goebbels’s propaganda, confirmed and signed by Vladimir Putin”.
3 may 2017 Interpol officially refused Russia’s request for international arrest warrant for former Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
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