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September 2011

Dutch foreign minister could raise Magnitsky sanctions issue with EU


Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal has urged the Russian authorities to prosecute the officials responsible for the death of Hermitage Capital lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, the company said.

The Netherlands Foreign Minister Professor Uri Rosenthal has sent a report to the Dutch Parliament about compliance with the resolution made by the lawmakers in July this year, imposing sanctions against Russian officials in the Magnitsky case, according to the company’s press release obtained by Interfax on Thursday.

In the event of no acceptable results of the Russian inquiry into Magnitsky’s death, Rosenthal “will raise the matter of taking measures against the Russian officials in the Magnitsky case at the EU level, the press release said.

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