The Croatian President Zoran Milanovic will not attend the Victory day parade in Moscow, scheduled June 24. Said this yesterday, “RIA Novosti” with reference to the Croatian Embassy in the Russian Federation.
The reason for the refusal Milanovich diplomats called the broken plane of the President.
June 22, the Croatian TV channel N1 reported the President plans to visit the Russian Federation. Was planned bilateral meeting between Milanovic and Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Croatia wants to have good relations with Russia”, – said the TV channel.
The Russian authorities sent invitations to the event dedicated to the 75-th anniversary of the Victory to many foreign leaders and representatives of international organizations. Their participation in the may 9 parade, in particular, confirmed the presidency of France, Czech Republic, Serbia, Bulgaria and several former Soviet countries, as well as the UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres.
From participation in the parade refused Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. He will miss the parade in Moscow because of the need to focus on outbreak response COVID-19 in Japan.
Will not participate in the parade , the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister Nikola Pashinyan, their failure is associated with coronavirus infection.
The Ambassador of Germany in Russia géza Andreas von Geir announced June 22 comments News.ruthat the representatives of Germany at the parade will not. The Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu also did not arrive, reported “RIA Novosti”.
Its presence was confirmed by the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
On 18 June the who has warned Russia about the dangers of the parade on June 24. In the case of holding mass events in Moscow there is a threat of rapid spread of the coronavirus.
Military parade in Moscow was held on 9 may, but the epidemic of the coronavirus , it was moved on 24 June.