In the Czech Republic, they wanted to demand compensation from Russia for the incident with the explosions in Vrbetice in 2014. This is reported by local publications.
According to the Czech media, such an initiative was made by the lower house of the Czech Parliament. It is noted that the deputies called on the government to take this step.
Earlier it was reported that the Czech Republic on Wednesday, April 21, will announce a new expulsion of Russian diplomats. According to sources in the authorities of the republic, Czech President Milos Zeman will soon appoint a new foreign minister of the country. Immediately after the inauguration of Yakub Kulganek, the further expulsion of Russian diplomats will be announced.
On April 18, Moscow declared 20 employees of the Czech Embassy persona non grata. This was in response to the expulsion of 18 Russian diplomats from the Czech Republic a day earlier. They are suspected of working for the Russian special services, which Prague considers involved in the explosions in Vrbetice in 2014. In addition, the Czech Republic has put on the wanted list the Russians Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. It is alleged that they were at the scene of the explosion at a warehouse Vrbetice.
The explosions occurred on October 16 and December 3, 2014, the first killing two people. An estimated ten thousand kilograms of ammunition, including medium-range missiles, exploded. The cause of the incident remained unknown. According to one version, the explosion occurred due to the negligence of the workers.