Latvia expresses outrage at Russia’s decision to deny MEP Sandra Kalniete’s entry into Russia

02.03.2015. 22:13

A Member of the European Parliament, Sandra Kalniete, has informed the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs that, today, the 2nd of March, she was refused entry into Russia to attend the funeral of the murdered politician, Boris Nemtsov. Latvia expresses deep indignation over Russia's decision.

This step by Russia is certainly difficult to understand since it flies in the face of basic principles of humanity.

Russia’s behaviour in this case does not promote mutual respect and trust and has an impact on the atmosphere conducive to bilateral cooperation.

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