The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine finds out circumstances and the detention reasons on March 25 at the airport Frankfurt am Main (Germany) of the Ukrainian boxer Vitaly Klitschko.
I reported a press about it - the secretary the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vasily Kirilich on Friday.
"Due to the detention at the airport Frankfurt am Main Vitaly Klitschko the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany directed a note the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany with the address to provide explanations concerning circumstances and the reasons of detention of the Ukrainian boxer. Besides, the Consulate general of Ukraine to Frankfurt am Main holds meetings with customs authorities of Germany for the purpose of clarification of the reasons which formed the basis for Klitschko's detention", - V. Kirilich told.
He added that the director of the department of consular service the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Sergey Pogoreltsev carried out telephone conversation with Vitaly Klitschko for specification of circumstances under which there was its detention. This business stays on special control the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
According to messages of mass media, at the airport customs officers asked the boxer about that, from where it has brand watches of "IWC" and whether exceeds their cost of 1000 euros. The athlete reported that received them as an award on a Laureus award two years ago.
As a result these hours and a bag were confiscated. Vitaly Klitschko learned names German of customs officers and intends to file a lawsuit against them.