British authorities reported issuing arrest warrants for the chief Executive officer of Eurasian Resources Group Benedict Sobotka.
Photo: Press service of the Eurasian Resources Group
The statement of Management on fight against fraud (SFO) says that a warrant for the arrest of a top Manager was issued after he failed to appear in court in London on charges of corruption in the company Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation. However, as noted, the head of the ERG Benedict Sobotka is not a suspect in the corruption investigation.
Lawyer are a top Manager Kevin Roberts, partner Morrison & Foerster, said that the news about the appearance of warrant for the arrest of his client were “surprise”, noting that such a decision is not justified or necessary as Sobotka is ready to cooperate with the investigation in the case of ENRC. This was reported by the newspaper City AM.
British authorities are conducting an investigation against Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation and affiliated companies in 2013 in connection with the assumptions that the company allegedly paid bribes in exchange for deals on priobreteniju fields in Kazakhstan and Africa.
The group of companies of Eurasian Resources Group, registered in Luxembourg, is one of the largest mining companies in Kazakhstan. According to ERG, the company represents 1/3 of the mining and metallurgical industry of Kazakhstan as the principal supplier of electricity in the country.
Shares of Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation up to 2013 were quoted on the London stock exchange, subsequently, the Eurasian Resources Group ENRC bought and brought from the status of a public company.
The state Duma ratified the contract on social security with Serbia
The Russian state Duma had approved the Treaty on the right to receive insurance, social pensions and savings of citizens of the Russian Federation and Serbia.
The law “On ratification of the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Serbia on social security” was adopted on Tuesday, July 10, at the plenary session of the state Duma.
The agreement was signed in Moscow on December 19, 2017, and applies to persons who are citizens of the Russian Federation and Serbia, living in their territories and their families.
Russia and Serbia will calculate the pension based on the laws of the countries and in accordance with insurance experience obtained by citizens on its territory.
In the framework of the ratified agreement also provides for payment to the insured in connection with accident on manufacture or occupational disease, as well as family members in the event of his death.
Mexico will build his “wall of trump” on the South of the country
The President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to create in the South of the country his version of the “wall of trump”.
“We will create a border police service, which will be in a very high degree of specialized,” said the future Minister of public security of the country Alfonso Durazo.
The key purpose of this service is to stop the flow of migrants from South American countries and also to block channels of delivery of drugs. Part of this unit will also be deployed on the Northern border with the United States, through which Central American migrants cross into the Northern neighbor of Mexico.
It is worth noting that on Friday in Mexico city will be the first meeting Obrador with U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo. One of the topics discussed may become future of the fight against illegal migration. High probability that the establishment of the control service South of the border is an attempt to convince the administration trump to abandon such radical measures as the construction of the wall on the border of Mexico with the United States.
The flow of drugs across the southern border of Mexico and the number of murders in 2017 reached a record
The President of the United States Donald trump since the beginning of this year has fallen with charges to Mexico for what she helped to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States, and constantly repeated his campaign promise that Mexico will pay for a wall along the border between the U.S. and Mexico.
How to write “News.Economy”, the administration of U.S. President Donald trump in early January, has asked Congress for $18 billion to Finance the initial phase of the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. For the money, by 2027, it is planned to strengthen more than 50% of the border.
In it, trump asks $18 billion for the construction of 508,6 km of new fencing and the strengthening of 655 km old. As a result, by 2027, according to the plan of trump, more than half of the border length of about 3.2 thousand km will receive a wall height of 9.1 m.