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Russia expels Swedish, German, Polish diplomats over participation in illegal actions

2021-02-06 09:23:35       source:Global Times

Febuary 6, 2021

The Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday it has decided to expel Swedish, German and Polish diplomats who participated in illegal actions.

The ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden, charge d'affaires of the Republic of Poland and envoy of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany were summoned to receive a protest in relation to the participation of their diplomatic employees in illegal actions on Jan. 23, the ministry said in a statement.

The employees were considered "persona non gratae" in accordance with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of April 18, 1961, it added.

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