Russia declared persona non grata the Consul General of Estonia in St. Petersburg

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotobounce on the building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Archival photoRussia declared persona non grata the Consul General of Estonia in St. Petersburg© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Russia has made a decision about expulsion of two Estonian diplomats in retaliation for a similar move of Tallinn in Moscow, reported on the Russian MFA website.

«The head of the Estonian Embassy handed a note, which says that as a response to the provocative step of Tallinn made the decision to declare persona non grata the Consul General of Estonia in St.-Petersburg Y. Kerikmae and the head of the Pskov Chancellery of the Consulate General of Estonia in St.-Petersburg K. Kanarek. Listed Estonian diplomats ordered to leave the Russian Federation within five days», — stated in the message.

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