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The Ambassador of Greece in Moscow Andreas Fryganas was summoned to the foreign Ministry. This was reported on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry.
It is noted that “there was expressed a strong protest in connection with the ongoing anti-Russian statements of the Greek side regarding the situation around the expulsion of two Russian diplomats and a ban on the entry of two more citizens of Russia”.
On July 11 the Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported that the country had decided to expel two Russian diplomats, two banned entry. The publication explained that they are accused of meddling in the internal Affairs of the state and illegal actions against national security of Greece.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that such actions do not remain without consequences. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Greece, commenting on the briefing of the Russian diplomat accused the Russian colleagues in permanent contempt.
The Greek side, in particular, accuses Moscow of misunderstanding of the modern world and demands to stop the constant interference in the Affairs of other States. In a statement, the Greek foreign Minister also noted that, regardless of size, States have the right to conduct independent foreign policy.
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