Arsen Ajacoutot: RIA Novosti
The Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov jokingly suggested that the head of the Ministry of Finance Oksana Markarova to sell drugs seized by the police in Russia. About it reports “Ukrainian truth”.
During the meeting of the Ministry of the head of the National police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev has reported on the work of the Ministry. In particular, he said that from the beginning of the year police seized nearly five tons of drugs.
After that, the head interior Ministry appealed to Markarova asking to buy seized drugs and to transfer the money to the Ministry. “I appeal to the Minister of Finance. We buy it. We really need the money. Adopt the relevant law. I though you wholesale give. I beg you. Send it to Russia, where they sell aircraft Ministry of foreign Affairs”, — Avakov told, probably alluding to the scandal with the appearance of large quantities of cocaine in the school at the Russian Embassy in Argentina.
The Finance Minister smiled and said he appreciated the joke, however, in her words, “without changes in legislation it is impossible”.
In December 2016 the school at the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires found 12 suspicious suitcases. They security forces found 389 kilograms of cocaine. On conducting anti-drug operations only became known in February 2018. For controlled delivery of drug was replaced with flour and sent to the Russian diplomatic flight. In Argentina, was taken into custody two accused of the case. On the territory of Russia arrested three people, one was detained and arrested in Germany. The Russian foreign Ministry has repeatedly denied information about the possible involvement of diplomats for drug smuggling.
In August 2018 cocaine was found burned in one of the buildings of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires. The drugs were destroyed at a crematorium in the presence of the Minister of security of Argentina Patricia Bullrich and Russian Ambassador Dmitry Feoktistov.
Video, photo All from Russia.