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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL1850, tabled on 8 September 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Russia about their returning to Estonia a border official recently detained by them.

Answered on

22 September 2014

The Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Aylesbury (Mr Lidington), met the Russian Ambassador to London on 11 September and expressed his strong concern about the illegal and unacceptable abduction of an Estonian official from Estonian territory by Russian Security Services on 5 September, and called for his immediate release.