the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia commented on the decision of the Czech Republic about the appointment of the two employees of our Embassy persona non grata. The Ministry noted that the actions from Prague are dishonest and unworthy.
On the foreign Ministry website States that the Czech authorities without any grounds caused serious damage to Russian-Czech relations, having made such an unfriendly step. The Ministry noted that the actions of Prague will get an adequate response and will be considered in the formation of the Russian line against the Czech side. “For such provocations will have to respond,” — said the Russian foreign Ministry.
Earlier, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrew Babish said that the country has decided to appoint two Russian diplomats persona non grata. According to him, this is due to the incident with the poison ricin, which was allegedly brought to them in the country for the poisoning of municipal politicians.
the Russian Embassy in Prague, in turn, considers a provocation for the expulsion of Russian diplomats.