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Names of the abducted Russian diplomats in Iraq.
As a result of the attack on the car of Russia in the Iraqi embassy employee was killed Russian Ambassador Vitaly V. Titov, said on Saturday the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
unknown, attacked, kidnapped third secretary, Fyodor Zaitsev Embassy Pavlovich, as well as members of the diplomatic mission Agliulina Rinat Nailevicha, Anatoly Smirnov, Oleg Fedoseyev, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
"Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and other Russian authorities, our embassy in Baghdad and in other countries are taking very strong measures for the speedy release of our people. There are intensive contacts with the Iraqi authorities and with all parties which may have in this regard ", - said the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Earlier, Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Alexander Saltanov said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia in contact with the senior leadership of Iraq and the command of coalition forces for the release of kidnapped Russian citizens in Baghdad.
"undertake all the necessary communications in Iraq with the president of Iraq, with Prime Minister of Iraq, the relevant Iraqi authorities, political parties of Iraq, as well as with the command of coalition forces to make everything possible to accelerate vyzvoleniya Russian citizens, "- said Saltanov.