Photos: driver killed in Central African Republic journalists were not related to the UN


MOSCOW, August 1. /TASS/. The driver killed in the Central African Republic (CAR), Russian journalists weren’t given the UN or recommended by the world organization. This was reported by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on Wednesday the TV channel “Rain”.

“There are reports that the alleged driver of the Russians was provided by the UN or was in any way recommended by the UN, which has its office in the place,” she said.

According to Zakharov, the organization’s representatives have denied the Russian foreign Ministry this information. “They said that’s not true. They will be the information officially to disavow,” – said the official representative of the foreign Ministry.

On Tuesday, the Russian Embassy in the Central African Republic reported the deaths of three people near the town of sibut North of the capital of the country. The Russian foreign Ministry later reported that the dead, whose bodies were discovered on 30 July, found journalistic documents in the names of Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguev and Orhan Cemal. They made his entry into the territory of the Republic as a tourist. The investigative Committee of the Russian Federation on the fact of incident criminal case under article “Murder”.

Chief editor of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov earlier told TASS that the journalist Orhan Cemal, along with the operator Kirill Radchenko and Director Alexander Rastorguev worked in the CAR on a documentary. In turn Zakharov assured that relatives of the victims will be provided with all necessary assistance.

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