MOSCOW, July 12. /TASS/. Senator Suleiman Kerimov came in first after returning from France, where he was under house arrest, a meeting of the Committee of Federation Council on regulations and organization of work of the chamber in which it is included, the correspondent of TASS.
Earlier, Kerimov assistant in the Federation Council Alexei Krasovsky said that the MP 29 Jun returned to Russia and immediately began his duties in the upper house of Parliament.
The head of the Federation Council Committee on rules and organization of work of the house Andrey Kutepov, answering journalists ‘ questions after the meeting about the reasons for the lack Karimov, suggested that he could get sick. “Today we all feel not very good. Some kind of virus, probably walking. Because I have to lead the process because I was empowered, I walk regardless of temperature I or not,” said Kutepov.
“To other people we are very liberal and democratic. If the person who maybe feels bad”, he continued.
The head of the Committee expressed confidence on Friday in plenary, Kerimov is sure to be present. “Definitely, believe me,” said he, answering the relevant question.
Arrest victim in France
Kerimov was arrested by the French police at nice airport on the night of November 21, 2017, on suspicion in illegal transactions when buying property in France. The MP was charged under article “money Laundering with tax evasion”. The court of nice after the hearing decided to release the Senator secured €5 million from the restriction of freedom of movement.
The case was then referred to the judge-investigator, all of which is protected by a secret investigation. In January, Kerimov has received permission from the investigating judge to make a brief three-day trip to Russia to visit a close relative in the future he received a few such permits.
June 28, the court of AIX-EN-Provence and removed all charges against the Russian politician and businessman. As previously reported TASS, the lawyer of the Russian Senator Nikita Sychev, no charges in France against Karimov no longer extend.