Poland's security forces bust group involved in arson attack on Hungarian culture center in Zakarpattia
ABW, Poland's internal security agency, detained a group of three Poles suspected of an arson attempt at the headquarters of the Hungarian culture center in western Ukraine.
Press spokesman for the minister coordinating Poland's security forces, Stanislaw Zaryn, confirmed on Tuesday the report on the detention of Polish nationals, Onet.pl reports.
Zaryn noted that the raid was a result of joint law enforcement action with foreign partner services.
The court ruled to take into custody two of the three detainees.
International contacts of the perpetrators are also being investigated.
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As UNIAN reported, on February 4, a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the headquarters of the Hungarian culture center in Uzhgorod, Zakarpattia region. Nobody was hurt in the attack.
The incident was strongly condemned by Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.