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Montenegro expels Russian diplomat; Slovakia is ready to follow suit

Montenegro joins the United States and the European Union in the framework of the so-called «Skripal» and expelled from the country, a Russian diplomat, as well as withdraw its Ambassador to Russia for consultations.

About it reports on Wednesday, March 28, news Agency TASS, citing the statement of the government of the country.

In parallel, the foreign Minister of Slovakia Miroslav Lajcak said in Bratislava watching the events around the «business Skripal», and the option of expulsion of Russian diplomats from Slovakia «it is impossible to exclude», writes the news Agency Bloomberg.

Recall that two days earlier a number of European Union countries as well as Canada, USA, Norway and Ukraine announced the expulsion of employees of the Russian diplomatic missions in connection with the attempted poisoning of ex-GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Julia, committed on the territory of the UK.

The United States would send diplomats 48 and 12 employees of the Russian mission to the UN. In addition, the work of the Consulate General of Russia in Seattle will be terminated.

According to the official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova, Moscow will take retaliatory measures against every country, announced the expulsion of Russian diplomatic missions.

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious in the British city of Salisbury on 4 March. They are in a coma, and doctors assess the condition of both the injured as critical.

Montenegro expels Russian diplomat; Slovakia is ready to follow suit 28.03.2018

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