Ambassador Says Russian Embassy Not Informed of Russneft’s Former President Being in Azerbaijan (Video)

Politics Materials 13 September 2007 16:35 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. S.Agayeva / Neither the Russian nor the Azerbaijani Embassies was informed of being the ex-president of Rusneft, Mikhail Gutseriyev, arrested in Russian, in Azerbaijan, The Russian embassy to Azerbaijan, Vasili Istartov, said on 13 September.

Earlier the Azerbaijani press permanently informed about move from Turkey to Azerbaijan.

Mikhail Gutseriyev was charged with tax evasion in February 2007 and with illegal entrepreneurship in May. The Russian press informed that the Russian Interior Ministry has not been informed about the place of the ex-president of Russneft, including into the list of richest persons of the Russian Federation.