The Austrian foreign Minister does not consider that the country is «burning bridges» with the West, refusing to expel Russian diplomats

Vienna decided not to expel Russian diplomats in connection with the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal to keep the dialogue with Moscow. About it on March 27, said the foreign Minister of Austria Karin Kneissl the radio station Oe1.

The Minister explained that it is necessary to wait for the conclusions of experts on the chemical attack in Salisbury and providing clear evidence of the involvement of the Russian Federation to the assassination Skripal.

Kneissl assured that Austria is «not burning bridges» with the West and does not act in favor of the Kremlin, but only saves the necessary «diplomatic radius» quoted the local newspaper Kurier.

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz arguing this position resembled that Austria is a neutral country.

After London suspected the Kremlin attempted 66-year-old Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Julia, more than 20 countries were declared persona non grata of diplomats of the Russian Federation.

The Federation Council promised a response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats will be symmetrical.




The Austrian foreign Minister does not consider that the country is «burning bridges» with the West, refusing to expel Russian diplomats 28.03.2018

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