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The centre seeks to export expelled from the Czech diplomats

Expelled Russian diplomats must leave the Czech Republic within 48 hours, the centre will look for opportunities for their export in terms of closures due to pandemic, reported RIA Novosti Deputy head of the Federal Agency Mikhail Bryukhanov.

Earlier Friday, Prime Minister Andrew Babish announced the expulsion of two Russian diplomats, one of whom, according to him, has transferred to local counter-intelligence false information about allegedly brought to Prague, one of the Russian diplomats the poison ricin.

"When one state notifies the second (expulsion of diplomats, ed.), people must leave the country within 48 hours. But closed borders, then just 48 hours later a person loses their powers, the country no longer considers him a diplomat, just a passenger stuck on the way home. 48 hours they are employees with diplomatic immunity," - said the Deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo.

Bryukhanov suggested that the expelled employees of Federal agencies will be at home in Prague.

"And when will be the first opportunity to transport them, they will have to use it", - he said.

Bryukhanov noticed that diplomats borders in a pandemic was never closed.