Poland expelled 45 Russian diplomats, Moscow announced a response
Russia’s Kommersant.ru newspaper on March 23 reported that Poland’s Homeland Security Service had compiled a list of 45 Russian diplomats suspected of what the country considers to be espionage activities and proposed to the Foreign Ministry. Poland deported.
The Agency’s spokesman Stanislaw Zaryn said: “The Homeland Security Service has prepared a list of 45 people who have been identified working in Poland under the so-called diplomatic cover. These are people who operate within the framework of diplomatic status, but are in fact carrying out intelligence activities against Poland. This list has been passed on to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which includes employees of Russian special services, as well as those who cooperate with them.
According to the spokesman, Poland’s Foreign Ministry said it would expel Russian diplomats.
In response, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the expulsion of Russian diplomats “will be met with an appropriate response”.
Earlier, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia expelled 10 Russian diplomats for alleged activities “contrary to their diplomatic status”. The authorities of Bulgaria and Slovakia also announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats. The expulsion of diplomats comes amid Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine.
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