The Prosecutor’s office brought the case to the French deputies who visited occupied Crimea – Legwinski

Прокуратура завела дело на французских депутатов, посетивших оккупированный Крым, - Логвинский

The deputies of the French Parliament could lose their mandates because of the violation of the order of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. This was announced by the Deputy Georgy Logvynsky, reports the press service of “people’s front”.

According to the MP, the Prosecutor’s office of Crimea has opened a criminal case against French parliamentarians.

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“Up to eight years possible imprisonment in Ukrainian prisons, and most importantly – the very real loss of the parliamentary mandate in France that price, I hope, will pay French MP Thierry Mariani and his colleagues for the visit to the Crimea. In my statement to the Prosecutor of the ARC open criminal proceedings in accordance with article 332-1 for violation of the order of entry in the temporarily occupied territory of the ARC,” said Logvinsky.

He noted that the French parliamentarians do not hide the purpose of their visits – legitimization of the annexation and the lifting of sanctions against Russia.

“Moreover, Mariani at the press conference in Moscow said that Crimea will be recognized as Russian, sanctions will be lifted before the end of 2017,” he added.

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“I hope that in the future the position of the Prosecutor’s office will remain tight together with French law enforcement authorities, we will be able to bring this matter to the end – to sentence would-deputies for violation of territorial integrity of Ukraine,” said Logvinsky.

Recall that on 29 July in the occupied Crimea arrived the delegation of 11 French deputies, led by Deputy Natssobraniya, co-chair of the Association “Franco-Russian dialogue” Thierry Mariani. There they are accompanied by the head of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Leonid Slutsky.

Note that half of the members of the French delegation for the second time visited the occupied Crimea. Last trip took place in the summer of 2015.