Murder in the Tiergarten in Berlin: indictment | policy

Federal foreign Minister Heiko Maas threatens Russia with further punitive measures. In the case of a murdered Georgian filed a complaint. It is a planned as

Murder in the Tiergarten in Berlin: indictment | policy

Federal foreign Minister Heiko Maas threatens Russia with further punitive measures.

In the case of a murdered Georgian filed a complaint. It is a planned assassination on the part of Russia . Heiko Maas (SPD) has threatened to Russia with additional punitive measures

According to the indictment due to the alleged Auftragsmords a Georgians in Berlin, Federal threatened foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) Russia with further punitive measures. "The Federal government reserves the right to further action in this case specifically," said Maas on Thursday in Vienna. The Federal Prosecutor's office assumes that it was in fact an order of murder of the Russian government, as announced on Thursday.

Auftragsmords of a Georgian

"the Background of the killing of the job was the opposition of the later victim of the Russian Central government, to the governments of its Autonomous republics of Chechnya and Ingushetia, as well as to the pro-Russian government of Georgia," it said in a communication to the office of the Prosecutor. Maas said the Russian Ambassador had been invited on Thursday because of the fall in the Foreign office"". The SPD politicians spoke of a "very serious operation". It was "essential" that he would now be cleared up in court. Maas pointed out that already the inclusion of the investigation of two Russian diplomats expelled from the country had been. 23. August 2019, a 40-year-old Chechen with a Georgian nationality in the Tiergarten in Berlin was struck by a Bicycle with shots to the head and back down.

The suspects Russian had been on the day of the assassination, taken. Witnesses had observed, as he sank a wig and a Bicycle and a gun in the river Spree. The man is sitting since then in custody. The alleged contract murder had caused considerable diplomatic turmoil between Germany and Russia. Due to alleged lack of willingness of Russia to help in the elucidation of the fact, had stated the Federal government two Russian diplomats. Moscow had responded with the expulsion of two German diplomats.

murder in the Tiergarten in Berlin: indictment

In a reply from the Federal Ministry of justice to a request from the Left raised it was mentioned at the beginning of June, that two right to seek the help of the Berlin public Prosecutor's office by December 2019, "from the Russian Federation so far to have the content of" answers were. According to media reports, the alleged bomber is said to have had close contacts with the Russian domestic intelligence service FSB.

dpa

Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 09:34

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