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Poland: Poland expels 4 Russian diplomats over Skirpal case - FM01:33

Poland: Poland expels 4 Russian diplomats over Skirpal case - FM

Poland, Warsaw
March 26, 2018 at 00:26 GMT +00:00 · Published

"Today, the Polish government made a decision to consider four Russian diplomats as a persona non grata in Poland," Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz said in a presser from Warsaw on Monday.

The decision came as a show of solidarity with the UK over the attempted assassination of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a Novichok nerve agent.

Earlier on Monday, German Foreign Ministry announced it will expel four Moscow diplomats. According to the Russian embassies in Poland and the Baltic states, ambassadors to these countries have been summoned to the respective foreign ministries.

On the same day, the White House released a statement that US President Donald Trump has ordered the expulsion of dozens of Russian diplomats from the country

Poland: Poland expels 4 Russian diplomats over Skirpal case - FM01:33
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"Today, the Polish government made a decision to consider four Russian diplomats as a persona non grata in Poland," Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jacek Czaputowicz said in a presser from Warsaw on Monday.

The decision came as a show of solidarity with the UK over the attempted assassination of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a Novichok nerve agent.

Earlier on Monday, German Foreign Ministry announced it will expel four Moscow diplomats. According to the Russian embassies in Poland and the Baltic states, ambassadors to these countries have been summoned to the respective foreign ministries.

On the same day, the White House released a statement that US President Donald Trump has ordered the expulsion of dozens of Russian diplomats from the country

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