Russia blamed Estonia for the deterioration of bilateral relations

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich in photobacteria of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in Moscow. Archival photoRussia blamed Estonia for the deterioration of bilateral relations© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich the image Bank

Destructive line of the authorities of Estonia will have a negative impact on bilateral relations, the responsibility for the consequences of these actions lies in Tallinn, this is stated in the published on Wednesday the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with Moscow’s decision on the expulsion of two Estonian diplomats in retaliation.

«The Russian side reiterated that the ongoing destructive line of the Estonian authorities is inevitably a very negative impact on bilateral relations. All responsibility for the consequences of such a policy lies on the Estonian side,» — said the Russian foreign Ministry.

Earlier the Estonian foreign Ministry told RIA Novosti that the authorities ordered the Consul General in Narva Dmitry Kazennov and Consul Andrew Sergievu to leave the country. The reasons for this decision were not disclosed. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia earlier called for the expulsion of diplomats the next unfriendly and no reasonable act which will not remain unanswered.

Later, the press attache of the Russian Embassy in Tallinn Denis Moscow told RIA Novosti that the Consul in Narva, Andrew Sergeev left Estonia on Tuesday, Consul General in this city Dmitry Kazennov leave on Wednesday.

As reported earlier, Russian Ambassador to Estonia Aleksandr Petrov, both diplomats are staff members of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, «which during his work in Narva have done a lot to improve bilateral relations.»

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