Mother of pilot Yaroshenko threatened to burn himself at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow

Mother of Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko Lyubov Yaroshenko condemned in the USA for 20 years on charges of intent to deliver to the United States large quantities of cocaine, wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry. In it she threatened to organize a self-immolation at the American Embassy in Moscow. This she said Tuesday the Agency “Interfax”.

“I wrote a letter to U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in which he said that he would arrange for self-immolation near the American Embassy in Moscow, if the U.S. government does not have mercy on my son”, — quotes Agency her words.

In an interview with TASS, published on Tuesday, Lyubov Yaroshenko said that in mid-September, she sent Obama two letters with a request to return her son to Russia. Both letters were delivered, but the answer is no, the Agency said.

“I will be for him [son] to fight to the last breath. I knit a certificate that mentally normal. I wrote to John Kerry, that I’m 75 years old and I have nothing to fear. I will burn with a bright flame in front of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow. These are not empty words. I’m going to take this step,” said Lyubov Yaroshenko.

Russian pilot Konstantin Yaroshenko was detained in Liberia in may 2010 and delivered in the United States. In 2011 in the U.S. he was sentenced to 20 years in prison General regime on charges of intent to deliver to the country a large consignment of cocaine.

In October, the Russian foreign Ministry sent to US request to extradite Yaroshenko. “We hope that they will take a positive decision on it, unlike how it was last time about three years ago. Anyway, we are going to do”, — said Russian foreign Ministry Commissioner for human rights, democracy and the rule of law Konstantin Dolgov.