The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the incident with the attack on the head of the delegation of «Rosoboronexport», near Paris. According to her, the Embassy has sent a note to the French foreign Ministry with a request to thoroughly investigate the incident.
The Russian Embassy sent a note to the French foreign Ministry after the attack on the head of the Rosoboronexport delegation at the air show Le Bourget, Sergei Kornev, which occurred near Paris. According to the official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova, Paris is asked to thoroughly investigate the matter, reports RIA Novosti.
«The fact of the incident, the Russian Embassy sent a note to the French foreign Ministry with a request to thoroughly investigate the case,» she said at the briefing.
According to her, during the attack on the car of Sergey Kornev, the attackers stole the only bag driver, informs «Interfax». «As a result of the attack, the criminals stole a bag of the driver of this car. The driver was a woman and she is not a citizen of Russia,» — said Maria Zakharova.
The representative of the Ministry added that the bag contained money, documents and other personal belongings of the driver. «By the employee of the Russian delegation, which was in the car, managed to neutralize the situation. Unfortunately, as a result, he got injured,» — said the diplomat.
She added that the police in hot pursuit detained four suspects. The aim of the attack «was a banal theft of a bag of the driver».
The machine itself, which moved Kornev, was rented to the Russian delegation at the air show Le Bourget. At this, Zakharov stressed that the area where the attack occurred, is known for its crime situation.
Earlier it became known that on June 20 robbery in the suburbs of Paris was made the head of the Rosoboronexport delegation Sergey Kornev. However, he suffered minor injuries, hospitalization is not required.