A court in France will consider the appeal in the case Kerimova next week

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in fotoracconti Suleiman Kerimov. Archival photoA court in France will consider the appeal in the case Kerimova next week© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The court of appeal of the French city of AIX-EN-Provence will consider next week the appeal of the Prosecutor’s office in elected in respect of the Russian Senator Suleiman Kerimov measure, reported Thursday RIA Novosti, the Prosecutor of nice, Jean-Michel Pratt.

Earlier it became known that Kerimov will remain free on bail of 5 million euros, but will not be able to leave France. According to the prosecution, the Senator should be detained. As was stated by the Prosecutor of nice, «assigned control measures do not meet the scale of the individual and of the case, disproportionate to the entire situation.»

«The review will be held early next week,» said Pratt.

Kerimov was arrested by the French police in nice. The Prosecutor of nice has told RIA Novosti that the Senator charged with tax evasion and money laundering. The representative of the Russian Embassy told RIA Novosti that diplomats seek his release.

The Russian foreign Ministry sent an official note to the French authorities in connection with the detention of the victim, in addition, to explain the situation to the office was caused by charge d’affaires of France, said the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the detainee in nice Senator Kerimov is the bearer of a diplomatic passport. The official representative of the French foreign Ministry said that diplomatic immunity only applies Kerimov for his actions in the framework of formal authority, and whether it is applicable in this case, determine the local court.