Lukashenko said that vagnerova will give Ukraine, if it is proved their involvement in the crimes in the Donbass

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Belarus gave detainees in late July, soldiers of the Russian private military company “Wagner” of the Russian Federation. This was announced by the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.

The Department stated that 32 mercenary was issued to the authorities of the Russian Federation on the basis of the petition of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation of 5 August. Another detainee remained in Belarus, as he has Belarusian citizenship.

“The transfer of the specified persons carried out in strict accordance with international law and national legislation of Russia and Belarus, in close cooperation of prosecutors of our countries. The competent authorities of the Russian Federation will continue to deal with the situation around these citizens”, – stated in the message.

Mercenaries have crossed the Russian border, said the Prosecutor’s office.

About the detention of 33 Russians who are in the PMCs “Wagner”, the Belarusian authorities announced on July 29. In the security Council of Belarus said that the detainees opened criminal case on charges of preparing terrorist attacks, later it was reported that they are suspected of preparing mass riots.

In an interview with the founder of the edition “GORDON” Dmitry Gordon, which aired on August 6, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that will give Ukraine detained militants if Kiev can prove their involvement in crimes in the Donbass.

Lukashenko instructed to invite the country’s General prosecutors of Russia and Ukraine for trial in the situation of the detained militants. August 9, he stated that once the attorneys General did not arrive in Minsk, so they “don’t care about these guys.”

The office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on 12 August addressed to the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Belarus with inquiries about the results 28 vagnerova (nine of them – citizens of Ukraine), who actively participated in combat operations on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions in the composition of terrorist organizations “LNR” and “DNR”.