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Russia expels Bulgarian diplomat in tit-for-tat move – Metro US

Russia expels Bulgarian diplomat in tit-for-tat move

A view of the Russian embassy in Sofia
A view of the Russian embassy in Sofia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Wednesday expelled a Bulgarian diplomat in what it said was a response to a “baseless” move by Sofia to expel one of its diplomats.

In a statement, the Russian foreign ministry said it had summoned Bulgaria’s ambassador to Moscow to notify the envoy of its move.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Gareth Jones)

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