Political order: in the Russian Federation they reacted to the verdict of the Hague court in the MH17 case
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that they did not recognize the court's decision to find Russians Igor Girkin and Sergei Dubinsky guilty of the death of passengers on the Malaysian plane.
process about the downed aircraft, which was operating flight MH17. This statement was made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
“It was based on a political order to reinforce the version promoted by The Hague and its associates in the Joint Investigation Group about Russia's involvement in the tragedy,” the relevant ministry said in a statement.
The Foreign Ministry stressed that they regret that the Hague court allegedly neglected the principles of impartial justice in the MH17 case for the sake of political conjuncture.
We note that a little earlier, the head of the Federation Council Committee on constitutional legislation and state building, Andrey Klishas, said that the Russian Federation would not extradite those responsible for the MH17 flight crash to the Netherlands .
The reason is that the Constitution of the Russian Federation establishes a direct ban on the extradition of Russian citizens to foreign states.
“That is why neither one nor the second convict will be extradited,” he concluded.
Verdict The Hague court in the MH17 case: how Ukraine reacted
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called important the decision of the Hague court, which delivered the first verdicts to those responsible for the crash of the Dutch airliner MH17 in 2014.
“Important decision court in The Hague.First verdicts for those responsible for the MH17 disaster.But it is necessary that the customers also find themselves in the dock, because the feeling of impunity leads to new crimes.We must dispel this illusion.Punishment for all Russian atrocities – both past and present – will be inevitable “, — wrote the President.
In addition, Judge Hendrik Steinhuis issued a verdict on payment to the relatives of the victims of the MH17 disaster. Igor Girkin and his “subordinates” – Sergey Dubinsky and Leonid Kharchenko – must pay €16 million to the relatives of those killed in the plane crash.