May 29, 2023
One of the moments of the incident at the PABSEC summit

One of the moments of the incident at the PABSEC summit

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Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mustafa Şentop apologized to the Russian delegation for the incident on the site of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC) in Ankara, which is associated with an attack on a Russian parliamentarian by a Ukrainian MP, the United Russia faction’s Telegram channel reported.

The Turkish politician called the incident a “tough attack” against the Russians and disrespect for the summit. The day before, a source in the Russian delegation said that his colleague was attacked by the Ukrainian side at the summit site. The Russian embassy in Ankara also confirmed the incident, writes May 5 RIA News.

According to media reports, the incident occurred at a hotel in Ankara. The secretary of the Russian delegation, Valery Stavitsky, was attacked by Alexander Marikovsky. On published on the web personnel you can see Marikovsky standing at the stand with the Ukrainian flag. Stavitsky approached the stand and grabbed the flag, trying to escape with it. At that moment, Marikovsky attacked the Russian deputy.

Another incident occurred at the PABSEC – Ukrainian the delegates came to one of the summit events with an unfurled national flag. After that, a fight began.

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