Foreign Ministry checks the citizenship of people from the video “captured Russians” in Syria
MOSCOW, 4 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Russian foreign Ministry and other Russian agencies are working on the definition of citizenship and whereabouts of the allegedly captured in Syria, the Russians, the work is complicated by the fact that any demands for their release has not yet been charged, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
On the eve of the Western media appeared information that the group ISIS published videos allegedly captured by the Russians. On service in the armed forces on account of men not talking. The defense Ministry denied information about the capture of Russian soldiers.
2 Video of captured Russian soldiers from Amaq confirms earlier news that ISIS did capture them. pic.twitter.com/uIsC9HA1Km
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“At the moment the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia together with other Russian agencies and our international colleagues in the region already working on establishing their citizenship and possible location. The reasons of finding these people in Syria and the circumstances of the kidnappings,” she said at the briefing.
“The work is complicated by the fact that to date not stated any requirements for the release of hostages. It should also be noted that we are in close contact with the local authorities in Syria,” she added.
* A terrorist organization banned in Russia.