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Russia: Foreign Minister denies involvement in Chechen assassination of former German fighter

The Kremlin said today that a German court ruling that Russian state authorities were involved in the murder of a former Chechen fighter in a Berlin park in 2019 was an “unpleasant incident” but should not affect relations between President Vladimir Putin. new German Chancellor Olaf Solz.

Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry rejected the “baseless accusations”, as it called them, according to which Russian state bodies were involved in the murder in 2019.

A German court on Wednesday ruled that Russia had ordered the assassination and sentenced the agent who carried out an act of “state terrorism” to life in prison.

Russia’s foreign ministry said the verdict was politically motivated and that Moscow would respond “with appropriate measures” to Germany’s decision to expel two of its diplomats.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peshkov also said the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which the United States has said could be sanctioned in the event of a Russian attack on Ukraine, was in the interests of both Moscow and Berlin.

Source: AMPE


Source From: Capital

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