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Russia says 23 British diplomats must leave within a week

17 Mar 2018 Yash News

Yash News Agency: Russia has decided that 23 British diplomats must leave Moscow within a week. The decision made after British Ambassador summoned by the Russia’s Foreign Ministry in Moscow, according to Reuters.  It’s while that Britain expelled 23 of Russian diplomat following to poisoning of an ex-Russian spy from Landon. In retaliation for British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians, Moscow has also decided to close the British Council in Russia and to withdraw permission for Britain to open a general consulate in St Petersburg. After the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats from the UK, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced that it is working on retaliatory measures against the British decision. TagsBritain Diplomat expulsion Russia Russian Foreign Ministry

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