Zakharova stood up for journalists against the background of the scandal with “Komsomolskaya Pravda” in Belarus and pointed out one important thing to Minsk. She recalled that KP in Belarus is a branch of the Russian media.
The official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Maria Zakharova spoke about the scandal with “Komsomolskaya Pravda” in Belarus.
Let us remind you that on September 27 the website “KP in Belarus” was blocked in the republic. In addition, according to the newspaper, one of the journalists of the edition was detained last night in Minsk and is now being held in a pre-trial detention center.
Zakharova told TASS that the Russian embassy in the Belarusian capital is currently working with local authorities on this issue.
She stressed that the problem is related to the Belarusian newspaper and citizens of the neighboring republic, however, she pointed out that this publication is a branch of the Russian media.
In this regard, the Foreign Ministry expects that the rights of journalists will be respected, as required by international rules, Zakharova added.
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