The Russian foreign Ministry responded to the arrest of the Russians in Belarus
Odious interpretation of the official Minsk to the detention of citizens of the Russian Federation does not hold water. This statement was made by Russian foreign Ministry.
The foreign Ministry stressed that the intention to expose the incident as foreign interference in the internal Affairs of Belarus, called "at least puzzling."
The Ministry said that Minsk has all the data necessary to establish the truth.
The foreign Ministry said that the logistics of the detained Russians in the Republic provided the local organization. The Russians have not got on the plane from Minsk to Istanbul and were forced to stay in the country for the purchase of tickets to another flight.
The Agency was required to ensure the access of diplomats to the detainees and expressed hope for the objectivity of Minsk at establishing all the circumstances of the incident.
Russian citizens detained in Minsk, could be employees of chop, which is under contract protects energy facilities and resources abroad, outside of Belarus, said, for his part, Russian Ambassador in Minsk Dmitry Mezentsev.
He stressed that this information remains to be clarified.
According to the diplomat, the Russians were forced to stay in the sanatorium "Belorusochka", as it was late for a flight from Minsk airport, "heading in transit to a third country".
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, in turn, said that Moscow is no complete information on the situation, there are no data about illegal actions of the detainees.
"However, we see and hear the official statement of representatives of Minsk on the fact that the Russians, say, have involvement in plans to destabilize the situation in Belarus ahead of presidential elections", - he added.
A Kremlin spokesman said that such statements are insinuations.
Earlier, the Belarusian media reported the arrest of 33 of Russians in Minsk and in the South. The official Minsk didn't notify the Russian Embassy.
Detainees were called "rebels foreign private military company "Wagner". Belarusian law enforcement authorities have opened a criminal case on charges of preparing terrorist attacks. The defendants face up to 20 years in prison.
Thus a press-the Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that "in Russia legally, de jure, no such thing as a PMC, no."