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Newsline: Ukraine calls Prague’s decision to expel its diplomat as inappropriate

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has called a decision of the Czech Republic to expel an employee of the Ukrainian Embassy in Prague as absolutely inappropriate. “The decision by the Czech side to expel an employee of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Czech Republic is a totally inappropriate response to Kyiv declaring personae non grata two military attaches of the Czech Republic in Ukraine, who were engaged in espionage in our country,” reads a statement issued by the information policy department of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Ukraine. On the other hand, the Ukrainian diplomat who faces expulsion from the Czech Republich as strictly complied with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, and “for this reason there can be no question of reciprocity in this case,” it said.



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