Zakharova: the Netherlands demanded Lavrov talking on Boeing in the form of an ultimatum


ASTANA, October 16. The Netherlands demanded in the form of an ultimatum from Russia’s foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov talk on the investigation of the death of the Boeing 777 in Ukraine on the day of publication of the report on 13 October, more attempts to make contact, the Dutch had not taken. This was stated to journalists by the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on .

“The Dutch side demanded in an ultimatum form of a telephone conversation with foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on the day of publication of the report, a 15-minute period. At this time in the schedule the Minister stood a previously scheduled event, she said. – More attempts to hold a conversation was not made”.

“At the same time we have during the year sent to the Dutch experts the invitation to arrive to Moscow. Amsterdam refused, – noted the diplomat. Now they are trying to inflate a scandal on an empty place. Nothing will come of it. Any attempt of disinformation we will stop”.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Bert Koenders spoke on Friday with the statement that Russia allegedly creates confusion around the report on Boeing 777 made by the security Council of the Netherlands. “Russia is deliberately trying to reduce the role of the report,” said the Minister, whose words quoted by the newspaper Volkskrant. Koenders said that he had tried to contact a Laurel, but this had not happened.