The police detained the United States Consul in Kamchatka


Consul of the U.S. Consulate General in Vladivostok, Mary Gunn on Kamchatka detained by law enforcement authorities, said the head of the representative office of MFA of Russia in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Victor Rumyantsev.

The Consul was riding near the village of Razdolnoe elizovskiy district. This territory acts regulated the regime of foreigners. To get to it you must obtain written permission from the regional Department of the FSB of Russia. According to Rumyantsev, Gunn proper authorization was not, however, she showed the police documents proving diplomatic status and she was released.

On the walk, the Consul, was with two friends. “The question on attraction to administrative responsibility of its satellites that, according to some, are also U.S. citizens will be solved by law enforcement. The penalty that they may face is 2 thousand rubles,” — said Rumyantsev (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).

The Mary Gunn was released from payment of the fine in connection with its diplomatic status. According to representatives of the foreign Ministry, the Consul had already left the Kamchatka and flew to Vladivostok. In Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky she was a few days on a private visit at the friend, also a citizen of the United States.