Russian Foreign Ministry Declares Two Colombian Diplomats Persona Non Grata

Russian Foreign Ministry Declares Two Colombian Diplomats Persona Non Grata

Earlier, the Colombian Foreign Ministry said that two Russian diplomats had to leave Colombia due to non-compliance with the Vienna Convention, but the Latin American country was determined to maintain good relations with Moscow.

Russia has declared personae non gratae two employees of the Colombian embassy, responding to a similar step by Bogota, the foreign ministry announced on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the Tiempo newspaper reported, citing sources in the Colombian government, that two Russian diplomats were expelled over suspected intelligence activities.

In turn, Russia has more than once called accusations of interference in the internal affairs of other states unsubstantiated. 

Source: sputniknews.com

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