The Russian Embassy did not confirm the release of Aidar Suleimanov, who was detained in Antalya

The Russian Embassy did not confirm the release of Aidar Suleimanov, who was detained in Antalya

ANKARA, January 15. Official confirmation of the fact that the detainee in Antalya the Russian Aydar Suleymanov released, no.

See also

Source: a prisoner in Turkey the Russian led the move people from the territory of the Russian Federation in IG

This was reported in the Russian Embassy in Ankara.

“Official confirmation that it is released by the authorities, no. This information is checked”, – said press-attaché of the Embassy Igor mityakov.

Consul General of Russia in Antalya Alexander Tolstopyatenko also said that “official confirmation of the release Suleymanova yet.”

Previously, some Russian media reported that Suleymanov had allegedly been released by police without charges.

What is known about the Aydar Suleymanova

Suleymanov, originally from Tatarstan, doing business in Turkey, employees of the anti-terrorist division of the office of security along with two other Russians. They are suspected of having links with the group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).

According to the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation, Suleymanov in 2015 was announced in the Federal wanted list and wanted by Interpol in connection with his involvement in ISIS activities. The Agency also noted that the detained Russians refused to communicate with Russian diplomats.

Expert opinion

Author: EL Murid

According to a source in one of the Russian competent agencies, Suleymanov left the Russian Federation on 26 July 2003 through the checkpoint “Novaya Guta”.

He participated in the activities of terrorist organizations in ISIS, organized and chaired a sustainable channel of the transfer of persons from the territory of the Russian Federation in IG.

He organized a trip to the middle East arrested in Turkey at the same time citizens of the Russian Federation Ruslan Hayrullova and Kamaludin Babayev, the source said.

Anti-terrorist RAID

Anti-terrorist RAID in which were detained three citizens of the Russian Federation, was held after a major terrorist attack in Istanbul.

On Tuesday, a suicide bomber from the Islamic state group blew himself up near a group of tourists from Germany, who was not far from the tram stop at Sultanahmet square in the historic part of the city.

Turkish authorities identified the suicide bomber from fingerprints. He was a member of the Islamic state group 27-year-old native of Saudi Arabia who have Syrian nationality Nabil Badly. The investigation finds out how he got to Turkey and with any of the terrorists in the Republic could keep in touch during the preparation of the attack.

In the attack, according to the latest data, 10 people died. According to official figures, eight of them were citizens of Germany. There are also reports that two other victims by the Germans.

After the terrorist attack in Turkey conducted anti-terrorist raids. In addition to Antalya’s operations were still at least five cities across the country, including in Ankara. Detained more than 60 people, including foreigners, mainly Syrians.


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).