“The investigative procedures are not finished yet ... This (investigation. - RT ) is under the control of Interpol, under the control of the Office for Combating International Piracy and the Federal Police. Our (law enforcement agencies. - RT ) are also involved, ”RIA Novosti quoted Ksenofontov as saying.
According to him, at present, Russian sailors are in Frankfurt, "they live in a hotel, their health is normal."
“They are not being interrogated, they were interrogated, interrogated, because they are passing by as witnesses on this incident, on hijacking a vessel,” the representative of the embassy added.
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported that Russian sailors would be sent home on Monday, September 23.