Senior French officer investigated for passing suspected of spying for Russian secret services

French Defence Minister Florence Parly (pictured) confirmed on Sunday that a senior officer had been put under investigation over a suspected breach of security.

According to Europe 1 radio, an officer based in Italy and stationed with NATO is suspected of having transmitted sensitive documents to the Russian secret services.

“A senior officer is under investigation for ... breach of security,” French armed forces minister Florence Parly told Europe 1 radio, while declining to give more details.

Follow EU Today on Social media:

EUToday Correspondents

EUToday Correspondents

Our team of independent correspondents, based across Europe and beyond, are at the centre of geopolitical dynamics. We are united by our commitment to free and unbiased journalism, and our devotion to the concept of true and unfettered democracy. We take our job very seriously!

Related posts