The U.S. state Department declined to comment on the detention of the Russian citizen Sergei Mironov and redirected all questions to the Armenian authorities. About it reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to the head of the press service of the us Department of Elizabeth Trudeau.
“On this issue, we offer you to apply to the local authorities,” said the spokesman.
Earlier in Yerevan at the request of the U.S., was detained Muscovite Sergey Mironov. As explained by the lawyer of the Russian citizen, he is suspected of illegal transfer of military technology and money laundering. Currently, the man is in prison. To solve the issue of his extradition to the United States court will probably be on Monday.
“While we don’t know exactly what his [Sergey Mironov. — RBC] accused. During the arrest, announced that he is wanted by U.S. authorities for stealing 50 thousand dollars and the transfer of some technology,” — said “RIA Novosti” the defender of Russian.
The lawyer also noted that his client works as a programmer in a company associated with the Railways and metro, and has access to some secret technology.