the Russian foreign Ministry commented on the official statement of the US state Department seized on the Maltese authorities had allegedly “fake” Libyan dinars. Party, equivalent to 1.1 billion US dollars, was made by the Russian JSC “Gosznak” for vostochnoevropeiskogo government.
the contract for the printing of Libyan dinars was signed in 2015 between JSC “Gosznak” and the head of the Central Bank of Libya, approved by Parliament of Libya, said on Smolensk square. The Libyan side had made the necessary Deposit now “Goznak” in the performance of its obligations under the contract, sent a shipment of Libyan Bank notes printed in the Central Bank of Libya in the city of Tobruk.
“While we believe that these funds are necessary to maintain stable functioning of the entire Libyan economy,” reads the statement published on the foreign Ministry’s website.
In terms of actual power in Libya now there are two of the Central Bank, said the Russian foreign Ministry. One of them is in Tripoli, where the international recognized Government of national consent headed by f Faiz by Saragam. Another Central Bank is located in the city of Benghazi, his head was also appointed to an elected Libyan Parliament and, accordingly, has the necessary international legitimacy.
So, ascertain in the Ministry of foreign Affairs, fake are not Libyan dinars, and the American Declaration. The Department also reminded that Russia is in favour of the alternative of a political settlement within a broad mezhliviysky dialogue.
Commented on the detention of the party of the Libyan banknotes and in the “Goznak”, noting the presence of the Central Bank of Libya two branches located respectively in Tripoli and Tobruk.
“the Contract under which made the batch of banknotes was signed JSC “Goznak” with the Central Bankom Libya, located in Tobruk,” — said in the organization.
Samples of banknotes, are made as part of the intervention delivery, were approved by the representatives of the Central Bank of Libya, so the use of the term “counterfeit” in relation to these bills is unreasonable and illegal, emphasized in the “Goznak”. Containers owned by the Central Bank of Libya banknotes customs of Malta in violation of international law was detained in September 2019.
a Few months the Maltese customs authorities did not give any clarification about the detention of the party banknotes, said the organization, and only in may 2020 “responded with a statement, the contents of which significantly distorts the actual circumstances of the relationship of the JSC Goznak and the Central Bank of Libya”. For all other questions concerning discussion of the party banknotes Goznak recommends to apply to their Issuer — the Central Bank of Libya in Tobruk.
the Purpose of these information campaigns is to try to replace in the minds of millions of people then who exactly is the source of evil and cause of disasters, which is today the Libyan people, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Dmitry Novikov. The source of these disasters are well known, he said RIA Novosti: US hacked into the statehood of Libya, physically destroyed the Libyan leadership, headed by Muammar Gaddafi, and everything that was going on in Libya, of course, had the character of blatant crimes of international properties and cynical interference in the Affairs of an independent free state.
According to the Deputy, the position of our country is well known: Russia has relations with Tripoli and the commander of the Libyan national army, Khalifa the Haftarot doing it for reasons of peace, civil consent and release of Libya from the current crisis.
At the same time, said Novikov, from the United States “gradually and continuously” injected antithe Russian rhetoric, and the entire history of the Libyan banknotes “is very reminiscent of the well-developed operation”, the customer which is well-known.