Yuri Licenciado: RIA Novosti
Former Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko explained why the witness about the crash of flight MH17 Vladimir tzemach was transferred to Russia, not the Netherlands. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook.
“The Tzemach interrogation took place. From a plea deal he refused. To extradite him to the Netherlands we don’t have rights because of the provisions of the Constitution,” — said Lutsenko.
However, he said that the Netherlands will be able to judge him in absentia, as well as the other four suspects with the March 2020.
According to Lutsenko, Russia will use the discontent of the Dutch companies in connection with the transfer of the Tzemach for the lifting of EU sanctions, which were imposed after the crash of flight MH17.
Earlier it was reported that Dutch authorities tried to prevent the transfer Tzemach Moscow. According to the head of the foreign Ministry Stef Blok, Ukraine delayed the process of exchange of prisoners, to allow the Dutch to cross-examine the witness.
The former chief of defense of DPR Vladimir Tzemach detained July 4, at his home. Ukrainian intelligence agencies believe implicated in the collapse of the “Boeing”, as he served in the city of Snow, near which the plane was shot down. However, according to the daughter of Tzemach, he got the job in October, three months after the disaster, and the authorities DND stated that the Republic simply did not have such weapons that could shoot down the plane.
“Boeing-777” airline Malaysia Airlines, flying flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014. On Board were 298 people, they all died. International investigative group on the basis of the investigation decided that the aircraft was shot down by a missile complex “Buk”. Among the suspects — three Russians and one Ukrainian.
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