The Russian foreign Ministry has denied the link between the death of Russians in the Central African Republic and investigation of PMCs
Moscow. August 1. INTERFAX.RU Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called absurd reports of some mass media about the connection between the deaths of Russian journalists in the Central African Republic (CAR) with the investigation of the activities in this country, some private military companies.
“Listen to and read this nonsense regarding the “investigations” at the PMC in the CAR”, — Zakharov wrote on his page in Facebook.
She urged journalists to refer to the website of the foreign Ministry, stressing that “no sensation in the presence of Russian instructors in the CAR nothing to hide”.
“Slain Russian journalists on the basis of the place of detection of bodies moving is not there, where instructors work”, — said Zakharov.
On the basis of received from the local side of information, they ignored the warning that leaving the zone, which is controlled by local law enforcement. What were they doing in the CAR really, what were their goals and objectives is an open question.Maria Zakharova, the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry NewsCoups, diamonds, poverty. What happens in the CARS
On the eve it became known that in the Central African Republic killed the Russian journalist Orkhan Jemal, Director-documentarian Alexandr Rastorguev and operator Kirill Radchenko. It was reported that they filmed on private military companies.
In March, the Russian foreign Ministry reported that, in response to a request of the President of the Central African Republic, the Russian side has Bangui gratuitous military-technical assistance, in particular, with this purpose in the country was sent to the Russian military and civilian instructors.
“With the consent of the UN security Council 2127 from the Ministry of defense of Russia for the needs of the Central African army at the end of January — beginning of February this year delivered a consignment of small arms and ammunition. With the knowledge of this Committee and we also sent 5 170 Russian military and civilian instructors to train military personnel CAR”, — is spoken in the message published in March on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry.
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