Russia expressed its protest to the Greek Ambassador for anti-Russian statements of Athens
The Russian foreign Ministry expressed protest to the Greek Ambassador Andreas Fryganas in respect of “continuing anti-Russian statements of the Greek side” regarding the expulsion of Russian diplomats. This was reported on the website of the Ministry.
Last week, Greece has expelled two Russian diplomats. According to “Kommersant”, one of them was listed in the Russian Embassy first Secretary. Sent the identity of the second remains unknown.
Athens believe that Russian diplomats actively tried to prevent the conclusion between Greece and Macedonia the agreement on the settlement of the dispute about the name Macedonia. After the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova has promised retaliatory measures, Greece has demanded that Russia respect. “Evidence on the basis of which Greece had taken these decisions were timely submitted by the Russian authorities. In any case, the Russian authorities themselves are well aware of what he did these people”, — said the foreign Ministry of Greece.