Russian embassy denies links with German 'terrorist' groups

The Russian embassy in Berlin on Wednesday denied having links to far-right terror groups in Germany after police arrested a group of people suspected of plotting to overthrow the government.

A wreath laid by the Russian embassy in Berlin stands at the Soviet War Memorial in Tiergarten in Berlin on May 9, 2022 to mark the 77th anniversary of the 1945 victory against Nazi Germany. (Photo: AFP)

"The Russian Embassy in Germany draws attention to the fact that Russian diplomatic and consular offices in Germany do not maintain contacts with representatives of terrorist groups or other illegal entities," the embassy said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies.