Bulgaria will not expel Russian diplomats, the Prime Minister

Diplomats and technical staff of the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria send will not. This was announced by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov after a meeting which heard the Bulgarian Ambassador to Russia Boyko kotsev, informs local TV channel BTV.

«We gave a practical demonstration of our full solidarity with the UK», – said the head of government.

According to him, to maintain a communication channel with Russia, Bulgaria must state that chairs the Council of the European Union.

March 27, kotsev was recalled to Sofia for consultations with the government on the case in the UK poisoned ex-Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal.

The investigation of the assassination of Skripal and his daughter Julia revealed that was used that was developed in Russia, a nerve agent, Novichok. Prime Minister Theresa may has demanded from the Kremlin to explain what had happened until the evening of March 13, otherwise London would take an incident of unlawful use of force by Russia against great Britain.

Moscow has refused to answer the ultimatum of London, and demanded to give her samples of the substance that poisoned Skrobala.

March 14, the British authorities announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats 23, and the suspension of the planned bilateral contacts with Russia.

March 17, Russia declared a persona non grata 23 British diplomats.

After this, Russian diplomats have sent about 30 countries, including Ukraine and the USA. A number of States withdrew from Russia their ambassadors for consultations. NATO also withdraws the accreditation of seven Russian representatives to the Alliance.

On March 29 Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov announced the expulsion of 60 American diplomats and the closure of the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg.




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