The Russian side demanded from the Czech Republic to provide detailed information regarding the reasons and circumstances of the detention of the Russian Alexandra Francetti in Prague. This is stated in the commentary of the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation circulated on Monday. Maria Zakharova.
“In connection with the detention at the Prague airport on the basis of an international order from Interpol issued by Ukraine, Russian citizen Alexander Franchetti was demanded during a conversation with the Czech Ambassador to Moscow Vitezslav Pivonka to provide detailed information regarding the motives of the actions of the Czech authorities and the offenses incriminated to the Russian citizen,” Zakharova said.
According to her, the Russian side warned the Czech ambassador that the continuation of the “destructive line of Prague towards Russia and its citizens will lead to further degradation” of bilateral relations and will not remain without Moscow’s reaction.