Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov said that his country is in constant contact with the Lebanese authorities, regarding the issue of the continued detention of son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Hannibal, on Lebanese territory; saying that his detention is illogical because it was not based on a court's rule.

Bogdanov told Russian news agency Sputnik that Moscow was in contact with the representatives of "Saif al-Islam Gaddafi" in several countries; saying that all political players in Libya have the right to participate in the elections to be held this year.