The Russian Embassy called the publication of controversial surveillance laboratory in Switzerland
The Russian Embassy in Switzerland called controversial information published by the newspaper Tages Anzeiger, about the arrest of two “Russian agents” for the surveillance of the laboratory in Spiez. This is the representative of Embassy has informed “Interfax”.
“It [detention] was allegedly six months ago, why now they wrote about it? It raises many questions. The reference to unnamed sources, it’s all very controversial”, he said. In his opinion, it may be “another round of anti-Russian campaign, which is now blown”.
The Embassy of the arrest of Russian agents do not know. “We did not have,” — said his spokesman.
Earlier, the Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger reported that two Russian agents tried to spy on the Institute in the Swiss town of Spiez, which deals with the study of chemical weapons. In the spring of 2018, according to the newspaper, they were detained in the Hague. This information was confirmed by the publication of the Swiss intelligence service.
The newspaper wrote that during the arrest the Russians the espionage equipment was revealed. Why they were sent without handing over to the authorities of the Netherlands and Switzerland, is unknown.