The Russian authorities have nothing to do with the attempts of the terrorist attacks the day of parliamentary elections in Montenegro. This was stated press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, making comments on the corresponding statement of the Montenegrin Prosecutor’s office, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“Of course, we categorically reject the possibility of official involvement in whatever the attempts of the organization of any illegal actions”, — said Peskov. He added that “according to official lines any requests was not.” “If the queries were of special services, but in this case we do not have any information”, — concluded the press-Secretary of the President.
The Prosecutor’s office of Montenegro claimed that the attack, including the assassination of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic to drive to power of the opposition party, planned to organize a group formed on the territory of Montenegro, Serbia and Russia. According to the Prosecutor Milivoje of Katnica, it included “Russian nationalists”.
The Montenegrin authorities thus emphasized that there are no evidence that Russian authorities are involved in the preparation of a terrorist attack, no.
“Organizers of this criminal group were nationalists from Russia, whose initial premise and the conclusion was that the government of Montenegro, led by Milo Djukanovic, cannot be replaced in the elections and that it should be overthrown by force,” said Katnic. According to the version of the Montenegrin security forces, the conspirators were going to kill the Prime Minister and party to help the opposition to take the Parliament. Thus what is the political force in question was not specified.
In late October, “Kommersant” reported that Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic has confirmed the arrest of their compatriots, who planned to open fire on the participants of the opposition rally in Montenegro and to provoke chaos and the storming of Parliament. Vucic also talked about the identification of Serbian police officers a few “threat groups” that operated “in coordination with foreigners.”
“Kommersant” also cited these publications Danas, refers to close to the government sources, who claimed that during a visit to Belgrade of Russian security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev from Serbia were deported by the group of Russians “for participation in the preparation of terrorist acts in Montenegro.”
Commenting on this information, Peskov said that the Kremlin is about the deportation of Russians from Serbia do not know anything, and the visit of Patrushev in Belgrade was official in nature.