Kiev has not received the request for the issuance of Grouchnikov

Киев не получал запрос на выдачу ГРУшников

In the Ukrainian Ministry of justice did not exactly know whether to change the Russians..

The Ministry of justice of Ukraine has not yet received from the Ministry of justice of the Russian Federation the extradition request of the Russian fighters of the GRU of the General staff of the armed forces of Alexander of Alexander and Evgeny Erofeev, for which the Goloseevsky district court of Kiev pronounced a sentence.

“No, not yet”, – said the Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavlo Petrenko on Thursday in Kiev, answering a question of Interfax-Ukraine, if the Ministry of justice of Ukraine a request from Russian colleagues for the extradition of Alexander and Erofeev.

Earlier, the lawyer convicted in the Russian Federation Ukrainka Hope Savchenko Ilya Novikov said that his client can exchange for Russian special forces Erofeev and Alexandrov, after their conviction in court.

Also the Ministry said that it had sent the justice Ministry a request for extradition of Savchenko, but there may be other mechanisms of homecoming, said the Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko.

“Submission of request does not preclude resolution of this issue (on the return of Savchenko to Ukraine – ed) diplomatic or political mechanisms,” said the Minister.

According to him, there are several mechanisms: “This mechanism in order not to waste time, because it is quite bureaucratic, and I have already voiced that the return of the Convention provides for certain bureaucratic procedures and a certain long term, so we have sent there (in Russia – ed.) the communication request. But the filing of this request does not make it impossible, if will be any political solution, apply a different mechanism for the return, relatively speaking, a political one,” explained the head of the Ministry of justice.

We will remind, in Kiev on the eve of Grouchnikov was sentenced to 14 years in prison. Russia made an exchange of special forces..

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he agreed with Putin Savchenko. Speaking about the Russian military and Alexander Alexandrov Eugeny Erofeeva, the President noted that their sentences suggests the possibility of liberation Savchenko.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the Russian Ministry of justice received the request Savchenko.