Russia helped liberate two Belarusian medics in Libya

© AFP 2017 / Mahmud Tigae on the city of Tripoli, Libya. Archival photoRussia helped liberate two Belarusian medics in Libya© 2017 AFP / Mahmud Turkia

Two doctors — the citizens of Belarus freed in Libya thanks to the efforts of the Russian foreign Ministry and the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, told RIA Novosti the head of the Russian contact group on the settlement of the inter-Libyan lion Money.

«The Board of citizens Union state will land today in Moscow», — he said.

The Belarusian foreign Ministry confirmed the release of the medics.

Belarusians Inna Babush and Sergey Sdot worked in Libya since 2010. In October of this year, after their contract expired with one of the medical institutions, they were detained by armed men in the town of Zintan. The doctors took the documents, and without them to leave the city and drive through the checkpoints, they could not.

Money said that to free them failed as a result of interaction with the Libyan foreign Ministry and the leadership of the security Service of the National consensus government. Government officials also helped in negotiations with the gunmen who seized the Belarusian citizens, and then the doctors managed to take in a safe place.

According to Money, the afternoon they will fly to Moscow, and then sent to Minsk. Later they will meet Ramzan Kadyrov.

The head of Chechnya said that during a recent visit to Minsk discussed the problem of the liberation of doctors with President Alexander Lukashenko. «I am assured that we will make every effort for their rescue,» wrote Kadyrov in the Telegram, adding that under his instruction, this issue is his Advisor, state Duma Deputy Adam Delimkhanov.