Russia is ready to take Mladic to the treatment

Ratko Mladic


The HAGUE, March 22. /Offset. TASS Vitaly Chugin/. Russia sent to the international Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) the note, which reaffirms the readiness of the Russian side to take the former commander of the Bosnian Serb forces of General Ratko Mladic for treatment.

This was reported in an interview with TASS the head of the legal group of the Russian Embassy in the Netherlands, Victoria Goncharova.

“We have indeed sent a note… the note is confidential and intended for the work of the ICTY. But what is mentioned in the petition (sent by the protection of Mladic to the ICTY on 20 March – approx. TASS), this is true. Indeed, Russia has directed the note, which reaffirms the guarantees of the Russian side to take Mladic to provide treatment and to return in accordance with the terms and conditions, which will expose the Tribunal,” – said the diplomat.