Continued: Moscow was declared persona non grata two Estonian diplomats
Russia will receive from its territory of Estonian diplomats in response to similar decision of Tallinn. About it writes on Wednesday, may 31, RIA Novosti with reference to own source.
“Russia notified Estonia about the retaliatory expulsion,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
Earlier on Wednesday it became known that Russia declared five employees of the Moldovan Embassy in Moscow persona non grata. They were ordered to leave the country within three days. This was a response to similar actions of Chisinau in respect of five Russian diplomats.
May 29, first Deputy foreign Minister Vladimir Titov said that the expulsion of diplomats from Estonia will not remain unanswered.
May 26, Estonian foreign Ministry demanded from the Consul General of Russia in Narva Dmitry Kazennova and Consul Andrew Sergeeva to leave before the end of may. The Agency reported that it had handed over to the Russian diplomats the corresponding note. The reasons for this decision were not specified.