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The man, who has climbed the Eiffel tower, was a native of Russia. It is reported by the radio station Europe 1.
“The man that applied [in France] for asylum — Russian, with suicidal tendencies”, — said on the website of the radio station. His name is not reported.
It is noted that the man first spoken in English, but then switched to Russian.
He climbed without any equipment to a height of 324 meters. Rescuers managed to persuade her to leave the tower until six hours.
In the Russian Embassy in Paris information about the man who climbed the tower has not received, RIA Novosti reported.
Video, photo All from Russia.