Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that for the failure of his visit to Chisinau is the leader of the ruling in Moldova, the Democratic party Vladimir plahotniuc. He said this in an interview with Moldovan TV channel NTV, RIA Novosti reported.
“I can now say that we have information that this provocation was Mr. plahotniuc. I didn’t do it. His goal was to push us to Romania, so did, as is usually done dealers — proxy”, — said Rogozin.
According to him, plahotniuc, requested the Prime Minister Pavel Filip to make a phone call to Bucharest. “This call was made, and at a very high level, it was decided to ban the entry of the aircraft into the airspace of Romania”, — said Rogozin.
The official also promised that it will offer the political leadership of Russia to retaliate against anyone who participated in the disruption of his visit to Chisinau.
Vice Prime Minister noted that Moldova is due to the refusal to negotiate has lost the ability to replenish the coffers of tens of millions of dollars. “I was flying to Chisinau, requesting a meeting with members of the government of Moldova in order to formulate new proposals in the area of economic cooperation. Now that you mention it, I will not say, now this is not true”, — quotes its TASS.
On 28 July the Romanian authorities have not given the aircraft with Rogozin on Board to fly through its airspace in Chisinau, where he had scheduled talks with Moldovan President Igor Dodon. Because of this, the plane had to land in Belarus. Russia has expressed a decisive protest to Romania.