Foreign Ministry called the hysteria of the statement of Switzerland on the activity of the Russian special services
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia called unsubstantiated and unacceptable the statements of Switzerland about the growing activity of Russian special services on the territory of the country. “Injection “spy” hysteria without any reason for it does not benefit Russian-Swiss relations, which were invariably based on mutual respect and trust”, — is spoken in the comment of the foreign Ministry.
On Monday, Switzerland announced tougher accreditation procedures for Russian diplomats and urged Russia to “stop illegal activity” on the territory of the country. About it “RIA Novosti” reported the press service of the foreign Ministry of Switzerland.
The newsmedia reported dozens of Russian agents in Switzerland
The Agency confirmed that the spring was three times summoned Russian diplomats to seek clarification on the case Skipala and the situation around the lab in Spiez.
Last week Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad and the Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger published a joint investigation, which indicated that the two Russian agents in the Swiss town of Spiez was trying to spy on the lab, which investigates biological and chemical weapons. According to the newspaper, in the spring the Russians were detained and deported.
Laboratory Spiez carried out the study after the gas attacks in Syria, and studied samples from the scene of the poisoning of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in British Salisbury.