Restaurateur Eugene Prigogine attended the meeting of the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu with the Libyan Marshal Haftarot, as provided by the official dinner. About it reports “Interfax” citing a military-diplomatic source.
According to him, Prigogine also participated in the discussion of the cultural program of the visit of the Libyan delegation.
Earlier, the press service of the Libyan army has posted a video from the meeting chaired by the Haftarot of the delegation with the chief of the General staff of the Russian armed forces Valery Gerasimov. In the video they are in the hall by standing near the door of restaurateur Eugene Prigogine.
During the talks the sides discussed issues of combating international terrorism and the solution to the crisis in Libya. It was assumed that the Haftarot will meet with President Vladimir Putin, but according to the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, the schedule of the head of state is not allowed to do it.
Restaurateur and owner of a catering business Yevgeny Prigozhin in 2016 came under U.S. sanctions in connection with the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine. With the name of the businessman linked to the company “Agency of Internet research”, which the US believes are involved in the intervention in the elections, and PMC Wagner, involved, according to some, in the Syrian campaign.
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