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.
"Kondakov will continue for sure, if he wants. It will depend on their desires, of course, too," said Bryukhanov.
"And in the second person, Rybakov I don't have the information because he is not from my chain, not from my unit. He was with us, I think, was engaged in projects of education prior to departure to Prague. And I don't oversee this part of the work. It will make decisions based on all the information we can obtain and perform," - said the Deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo.
According to him, replacing their positions in the office in Prague has not been found yet. "Desperately searching for. This is the main question we now have to decide whether to restore the operating activities of our center. Still, there and property, and machinery, and staff. Without a leader, he can not exist. Us this question must be addressed urgently," said Bryukhanov, adding that the work of the Russian centre of science and culture in Prague while helping the Embassy of the Russian Federation.
The Deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo said that there is a circle of persons invited to interview for vacant positions. "They all speak the Czech language in one way or another a good degree, some work experience in the Czech Republic. I hope that they will be able to choose worthy candidates," said Bryukhanov.
Czech Prime Minister Andrew Babish on Friday, 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. Rossotrudnichestvo said RIA Novosti that from the Czech Republic sent the acting head of the Agency in Prague and one of its employee.
The poison may spread in the Czech media. The head of Rossotrudnichestvo Eleonora Mitrofanova called then publish pure provocation.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Sunday that the expulsion of the diplomatic staff of the Russian Federation does not meet the domestic political agenda of Prague's relations with Moscow deliberately spoiled from some of the elite of the Czech Republic.