President of the Foundation for MORAL («Russian Orthodox patrons of art in Latin America») Alexander Chicano and his assistant, a former Argentine police officer Ivan Bliznyuk, discussed on the phone, as the recall of Russia’s Ambassador in Buenos Aires, Victor koronelli will help to restore the former volume of drug trafficking through diplomatic channels. The transcript of their conversations was published by the Argentine newspaper Clarin.
In the interview, dated October 2017, it was about a K. (as the paper suggests, is Andrei Kovalchuk, also involved in the investigation). This man, judging by the remarks of Chicano and Bliznyuk, clashed with the Ambassador.
«Diplomatic courier cut off because of fighting with the Ambassador and did not know what to do. Can you imagine what the drug is used to be?» said Chica companion.
They were discussing the refusal to grant diplomatic car to travel out of the Embassy to the airport, bypassing customs. It is mentioned that the Ambassador will soon have to change the other, more compliant diplomat.
«It’s always something moving in suitcases», said Chica on K.
In another conversation Chicano said Bliznyuk: «And why did they bring this debris to Argentina? Sent him from Uruguay, and ready.»
February 22, Argentine media reported that the police of Argentina and the Russian Federation held a joint operation to stop drug trafficking via the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires.
It was noted that in December 2016, Russian Ambassador koronelli said Argentine intelligence agencies about the discovery in the building of the Embassy school 12 suitcases full of cocaine with a total weight of 389 kg. the Drug was replaced with flour, and the bags were outfitted with GPS sensors. In December 2017 the goods sent to Russia, where they eventually arrested three people, including a former employee of the Embassy Ali Abyanova.
Chicano and Bliznyuk detained by the Argentine authorities.
British newspaper the Telegraph reported that drugs in Russia was to deliver aircraft to the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev. In the security Council deny this.
«Imagine what the drug is used to be?» Disclosed conversations of the participants of the «cocaine scandal» in the Russian Embassy in Argentina 26.02.2018