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Several media reports stated that buses started to arrive at the embassy's territory at around 4 am Moscow time

ANI  |  Moscow [Russia] 

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Dozens of US diplomats, who were expelled by over the poisoning of a former in Britain, reportedly left the embassy compound in on Thursday.

They have been ordered to leave before April 5, Russian news agency TASS reported.

Several stated that buses started to arrive at the embassy's territory at around 4 am time.

The convoy of vehicles left the diplomatic mission by 7 am time.

Retired Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury city centre on March 4.

On March 26, announced its decision to expel 60 Russian diplomats and close Russia's in as a retaliatory move to the incident of poisoning Russian ex-and her daughter.


Russia, in response, had made an announcement of expulsion of 58 diplomats from the in Moscow and two employees of the in Yekaterinburg, the report said.

 

Furthermore, the closure of the in is also in order.

First Published: Thu, April 05 2018. 17:23 IST
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