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Czech Ambassador visited the Russian foreign Ministry

The Czech Ambassador in Moscow Vítězslav Pivonka arrived on Monday, the Russian foreign Ministry, where he was summoned in connection with the expulsion from Prague, two employees of Rossotrudnichestvo, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

In late April, the weekly Respekt reported that in came a man with a Russian diplomatic passport. When he was allegedly ricin that, as claimed by journalists, to poison the three local politicians who are against the demolition of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev and the renaming of the square in front of the Russian Embassy in honor of Boris Nemtsov.

Source: Czech Ambassador was summoned to Russian foreign Ministry

The Czech Ambassador was summoned to the Russian foreign Ministry in connection with a diplomatic scandal, told RIA Novosti source in the foreign Ministry.

In late April, the weekly Respekt reported that in came a man with a Russian diplomatic passport. When he was allegedly ricin that, as claimed by journalists, to poison the three local politicians who are against the demolition of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev and the renaming of the square in front of the Russian Embassy in honor of Boris Nemtsov.

Expelled from the Czech diplomats will be able to continue working in Rossotrudnichestvo

Sent from Prague, the employees of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Czech Republic will continue to work in a Federal Agency, but it depends on their desire, reported RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Federal Agency Mikhail Bryukhanov.

Deported from Prague to the acting head of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Czech Republic Andrei Kondakov and an employee representative Ihor Rybakov arrived in Moscow tonight.

Deported from Prague to the Russian diplomats left the country

In the Czech Republic declared persona non grata two Russian diplomats on Sunday evening left the territory of the Republic, told the Prague CNN Prima News foreign Ministry spokesman Marian Vernerova.

"I can confirm that the two expelled Russian diplomats tonight left the Czech Republic," said Vernerova.

Arrived in Moscow sent from Prague the staff of Rossotrudnichestvo

Sent from Prague, the workers of Russia and flew to Moscow, told RIA Novosti one of them, an employee representative Ihor Rybakov.

They arrived by flights Prague — Moscow. As the correspondent of RIA Novosti, the Fishermen came out of the arrivals area with his wife and children.

Zakharov commented on the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Czech Republic

The expulsion of two Russian diplomats from Czech Republic will be taken into account in building relations with Prague, there will be retaliatory measures, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

On Friday Czech Prime Minister Andrew Babish, citing intelligence agencies, said that the Czech government made a decision about expulsion of two Russian diplomats, which is associated with the story about the alleged transport of the Czech Republic Russian diplomat of the poison ricin. As reported by RIA Novosti Deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo Mikhail Bryukhanov sent employees must leave the Czech Republic within 48 hours.

Naryshkin called for the expulsion of diplomats from the Czech Republic, a vile provocation

The decision to expel Russian diplomats vile and despicable provocation on the part of the authorities of the Czech Republic, the response from Russia will follow, said Director of the foreign intelligence Service of Russia (SVR) Sergei Naryshkin.

On Friday Czech Prime Minister Andrew Babish, citing intelligence agencies, said that the Czech government made a decision about expulsion of two Russian diplomats, which is associated with the story about the alleged transport of the Czech Republic Russian diplomat of the poison ricin. As reported by RIA Novosti Deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo Mikhail Bryukhanov sent employees must leave the Czech Republic within 48 hours.

Foreign Ministry reacted to the expulsion of the Czech Republic members of the Russian Embassy

The Czech authorities declared persona non grata two employees of the Russian centre of science and culture. According to Prime Minister Andrew Babish, they are involved in which appeared a few months ago, information in the Czech media about a Russian diplomat who allegedly brought in his suitcase the poison ricin intended for the alleged poisoning of politicians associated with the demolition of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev in Prague and the renaming of the square in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

The Russian foreign Ministry said that the Czech side did the dishonest and unworthy, without any reason causing damage to bilateral relations. The Ministry has promised an adequate response to such moves by the Czech authorities.

The expert commented on the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Czech Republic

The Czech authorities did not present any evidence of guilt of the Russian diplomats for their expulsion, it is clear that the government intends to do everything possible to poison relations with Russia, said RIA Novosti former zamgenseka UN, Deputy Secretary of the Public chamber of Russia Sergey Ordzhonikidze.

Earlier, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrew Babish, citing intelligence agencies, said that the Czech government made a decision about expulsion of two Russian diplomats, which is associated with the story about the alleged transport of the Czech Republic Russian diplomat of the poison ricin.

In Rossotrudnichestvo told about expelled from the Czech diplomats

Expelled from the Czech Republic, the Russian diplomats is the acting head of Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in Prague Andrew Konchakov and an employee representative by the name of Rybakov, told RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Federal Agency Mikhail Bryukhanov.

Czech Prime Minister Andrew Babish at a press conference on Friday, citing local security services said that the Czech government took the decision to expel from the country two employees of the Russian Embassy, which is associated with the story about the alleged transport of the Czech Republic Russian diplomat of the poison ricin.

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