Germany, after the murder of a Chechen with a Georgian passport, two Russian diplomats. They had been declared with immediate effect to be undesirable persons, informed the Foreign office in Berlin. The attorney General has taken over the investigation into the suspected Contract killing in Berlin. He followed the initial suspicion that state Authorities in Russia or the Autonomous Republic of Chechnya are behind this, such as the Karlsruhe authority.
According to information from NDR, WDR and süddeutsche Zeitung, the reported amounts of Russians to two employees of the military intelligence service GRU. In the Federal government is talk of a "warning shot", the Russian government had failed to comply with all requests for full cooperation in the investigation. In the course of the day, the Nato and the EU should be informed by the partners about the German decision and their backgrounds.
On a co-ordinated expulsion of Russian diplomats in other countries – this had come after the assassination attempt on the Russian Defector Sergeji Skripal and his daughter in the UK – don't want to push the Federal government currently. Everything depended now of Moscow's reaction and other results of the General Federal Prosecutor, it is said in government circles.
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The Russian leadership rejected from the outset any suspicion. After the expulsion of the two diplomats, the Kremlin wants to initiate action. Moscow will see itself forced to react to it, it was called the state Agency Tass according to the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs in Moscow. The action of Germany was unfriendly and unfounded.
The Georgians Zelimkhan Changoschwili had been killed in August in a small Park in Berlin-Moabit. His killer should be on a bike followed him in the head and in the back shot. The police had arrested a Suspect who is said to have tried to throw the alleged murder weapon into a river. The man is currently in custody. So far, the Berlin public Prosecutor's office had determined in the case.
The Killed was in the Second Chechnya war on the side of anti-Russian separatists of the so-called Chechen Republic of Itschkerien active. He went, as well as many other of the fighters, into exile and lived for 2016 in Germany.
Created: 04.12.2019, 14:14 PM