Switzerland has tightened the accreditation procedure for Russian diplomats
GENEVA, 17 Sep — RIA Novosti, Elizabeth Isakov. Switzerland has tightened the accreditation procedure for Russian diplomats, said RIA Novosti in the press service of the Federal Department of foreign Affairs (MFA).
The Ministry confirmed that since the spring three times summoned the Russian Ambassador or chargé d’affaires for clarification in the case Skipala and the situation around the lab in Spiez.
“Foreign Ministry called on Russia to immediately stop the illegal activities on the territory of Switzerland and against Swiss objects”, — said the representative of the press service of the Ministry Pierre-Alain Elchinger.
According to him, Switzerland shares all information with partner States.
“At the same time, we will continue efforts to maintain good relations with Russia”, — said Letsinger.
Earlier, the Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger reported that Switzerland now has dozens of Russian agents. According to the newspaper, the foreign Ministry has repeatedly summoned the Russian Ambassador and demanded an end to illegal activity. While the Russian Embassy in Bern has called the publication of “unsubstantiated” working to undermine bilateral relations. The diplomatic mission stressed that any accusations against Moscow at the meetings were not made.