Greece expels two Russian diplomats


Греция высылает двух российских дипломатов

The Greek authorities decided to expel two Russian diplomats and to prohibit the entry of two employees of the guardian, according to the Athens newspaper “Kathimerini”.

According to the newspaper, Russians, accused of attempted interference in the internal Affairs of Greece and illegal actions that undermine the national security of the country. Among other things, the diplomats are suspected of gathering information and bribing officials.

The newspaper calls the name of one of the expelled Russians — Victor Yakovlev. In the list of ranks on the website of the Russian Embassy in Greece this name is not.

Diplomatic sources say that the decision of Athens applies only to the actions of these four people and will not lead to deterioration of friendly relations between Russia and Greece. (gr.lang.)


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