The media learned about the role of Patrushev curbing supplies to Europe 400 kg of cocaine
Bags of flour, which the security services of Argentina and Russia replaced discovered at the Russian Embassy cocaine could be delivered to Moscow within the framework of the special operations aircraft of the Secretary of security Council Nikolai Patrushev. This writes the British edition of the Telegraph.
In the course of a special operation managed to prevent the sending to Moscow of 389 kg of cocaine, discovered in the school building at the Russian Embassy in Argentina in December 2016. According to investigators, the 12 suitcases belonged to a former Embassy employee by the name of Abanov. After the discovery of the bags of drugs, security officials replaced it with the flour, providing Luggage with GPS sensors.
Thereafter, the bags were lying in the same place where it was discovered.
The publication claims that when in December 2017 Patrushev flew to Argentina to meet with President Mauricio Macri he was the second “mission” in the framework of intelligence operations. A dismissed employee of the Embassy of Abanov who belonged to 12 suitcases, have requested their delivery diplomatic baggage. On 9 December, the bags of flour were sent to the plane, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.
On arrival in Moscow of Abanov and his two assistants were detained and arrested.
In December 2017, during a visit to Argentina, Nikolai Patrushev, signed a Memorandum of cooperation with the Argentine President, reports REN TV.
The situation with the discovery of the cocaine in the building of the Russian Embassy in Argentina commented the official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova. “Doing these though and white, but dirty business, a member of the technical staff”, — said the diplomat.