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Diplomats expelled from European countries and the United States in connection with the case of the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, missed on mission at Russian products and the Sochi resorts. They told about it to journalists at a meeting with foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, RIA Novosti reported.
Most diplomats recalled that they did not have enough black bread and yogurt. Some missed the soup and skiing in the “Rosa Khutor”. Diplomats said that they do not have close friends in the mission, because after a certain time it ends.
The Minister promised that the vacation of expelled diplomats will be short-lived.
On March 26 the U.S. government in response to “the case Skrypalia” declared persona non grata 60 representatives of Russia and closed the Russian Consulate General in Seattle and ordered the Consul to leave the country until April 25. Russian diplomats are also sent to 27 European countries. Moscow took the mirror measures.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was discovered unconscious in a Park in British Salisbury on 4 March. As it turned out, they were poisoned with nerve agent. London blamed the incident on Russia. Moscow all accusations of involvement in the poisoning of rejects.
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