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France: ‘Inappropriate to succumb to dirty provocation’ – Russian amb. on expulsion of diplomats01:01

France: ‘Inappropriate to succumb to dirty provocation’ – Russian amb. on expulsion of diplomats

France, Paris
March 26, 2018 at 09:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian ambassador to France Alexei Meshkov said, “to succumb to this dirty British provocation we consider absolutely inappropriate,” commenting the France's decision to expel Russian diplomats, in Paris on Monday.

“We are deeply disappointed by this move of our French colleagues” said Meshkov, stressing that the decision was made before having an official investigation over Skripal poisoning case.

France is among 14 European Union member states which decided to expel Russian diplomats in reaction to the poisoning of the ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in British Salisbury.

France: ‘Inappropriate to succumb to dirty provocation’ – Russian amb. on expulsion of diplomats01:01
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Russian ambassador to France Alexei Meshkov said, “to succumb to this dirty British provocation we consider absolutely inappropriate,” commenting the France's decision to expel Russian diplomats, in Paris on Monday.

“We are deeply disappointed by this move of our French colleagues” said Meshkov, stressing that the decision was made before having an official investigation over Skripal poisoning case.

France is among 14 European Union member states which decided to expel Russian diplomats in reaction to the poisoning of the ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in British Salisbury.

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