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The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Belarus asked the Russian Ambassador Dmitry Mezentsev to explain why in the Republic there arrived fighters of private military companies (PMCs) Wagner, detained on July 29. It is reported Tut.by with reference to the press service of the foreign Ministry.
July 30 at the Ministry were alternately invited Mezentsev and the Minister-Counsellor, acting head of the Embassy of Ukraine Peter Wroblewski.
To the Russian diplomat has brought substantive information about the detainees. “The Russian Ambassador requested a detailed explanation on the objectives and other aspects of the arrival and stay in our country, indicated by an organised group, many of whose members have a proven experience of participation in armed conflict”, — said the press service of the foreign Ministry.
In Belarus, were detained 33 people. According to the authorities, are Russian mercenaries who arrived in the Republic to destabilize the situation before the presidential election. Criminal case about preparation of a terrorist attack. Only Belarus was visited by about 200 soldiers of the PMCs, their search continues.
The CEC held a meeting with the presidential candidates, where the state Secretary of the security Council of Belarus Andrei Ravkov said that the country can arrive “groups to provocation” from Russia. He also admitted off the Internet on the day of presidential elections.
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