Moskalkova will ask Egypt information about the possible detention of the Russians
MOSCOW, 28 APR — RIA Novosti. The Commissioner for human rights in the Russian Federation Tatiana Moskalkova will send a request to the Egyptian authorities about the possible arrest in the country, several residents of Dagestan, it also considers it necessary to attract the attention of international organizations to this situation, the Ombudsman told reporters on Saturday.
“I will make a request from my side to all the necessary authorities of Egypt to understand the real situation. It will be necessary to contact relatives, to know the details of the situation. I read that it is necessary to attract the attention of international authorities to this situation, including the UN high Commissioner for human rights,” — said Moskalkova.
The Russian Embassy in Cairo earlier told RIA Novosti that he had received a statement from relatives and verifies information about the detention in Egypt of 17 natives of Dagestan, including nine minors. The mission of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Republic said that they had not received such statements.