The foreign Ministry handed a note to the Ambassador of the Netherlands

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae in fotobanka of the Netherlands renée Jones-BOS of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian FederationThe foreign Ministry handed a note to the Ambassador of the Netherlands© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Pescaprae the image Bank

Today the Russian foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of the Netherlands in Moscow renée Jones-BOS, the Ambassador presented a note of protest in connection with the nomination of accusations against a number of Russians in the preparation of cyber-attacks.

«It stresses that the Russian side considers the incident with the arrest and deportation of Russian citizens as a provocation in connection with the line of the Russian Federation to the OPCW, aimed against the politicization of the activities of the authoritative international organizations,» — said in a message posted on the MFA website.

Jones-BOS, in turn, told reporters that «the Netherlands is the responsibility of an international organization on its territory.»

According to her, she will report on the results of the meeting in the foreign Ministry in the Hague.

Charges in the preparation of cyber-attacks

In early October, the Ministry of defense of the Netherlands reported that the security services have prevented a hacker attack on the OPCW, which tried to carry out four Russians. The suspects were expelled from the territory of the Netherlands 13 April.

The Russian foreign Ministry called the accusations «another orchestrated propaganda» campaign and said that unleashed the «anti-Russian campaign of spy mania» causes serious harm to bilateral relations.

Also with the accusations against Russia made by the US and Canada, stating that the seven «GRU» involved in hacking attacks on the electoral system of the US anti-doping laboratory, the nuclear company Westinghouse, stealing and posting money laundering with the use of cryptocurrency.

«Routine trip»

Commenting on the accusations of the Netherlands, on Smolensk square stressed that the daily activities of the Russian diplomatic missions abroad provide various government agencies and departments, including the Ministry of defence. A process that involves only specialized and certified structure, added the Agency.

Nothing secret in the journey of a group of Russian technical experts were not, it was completely open and on a routine business trip, said the foreign Ministry.

«Confiscated from the Russian representatives of the technical means intended for the testing of information systems of the embassies in the interests of security analysis of computer networks in connection with the become frequent attempts of cyberpromote in the Russian state companies», — said the Russian foreign Ministry.

As stated in the Ministry of foreign Affairs, the Netherlands silence, «that during detention no official claims to the Russian experts has not been shown».

«They didn’t ask any questions. They just seized equipment, including mobile phones, thereby depriving them of the ability to quickly contact the Embassy», — concluded the foreign Ministry.

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