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Moscow summons Greek ambassador over 'anti-Russian' moves

AFP  |  Moscow 

said today it had summoned the Greek in to protest at Athens' plan to expel two Russian diplomats.

The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement it summoned and made "a strong protest in relation to the expulsion of two Russian diplomats and the blocking of two others from entering"

The said Wednesday it had taken unspecified "necessary measures to protect its national interest" after "interference" by Russian officials in the name dispute with the former Yugoslav republic of

A Greek newspaper said was planning to expel two Russian diplomats and ban two other Russian envoys from entering the country.

Officials had yet to confirm today whether such expulsions had taken place.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 19:45 IST
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