Dutch ambassador confirms expulsion of two diplomats from Russia
March 30, 15:28 UTC+3 MOSCOW
Dutch ambassador in Moscow Renee Jones-Bos said two diplomats were expelled from Russia
MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. Dutch ambassador in Moscow Renee Jones-Bos said after a visit to the Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday she had been told two diplomats were expelled from Russia in retaliation for steps taken by The Hague.
«I’ve just been told that two diplomats are to leave the country,» she said. «This is a serious blow but the embassy will keep functioning.»
Jones-Bos did not rule out, though, the embassy might experience «some problems.»
The ambassadors of countries that earlier expelled Russian diplomats were summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry. They are being handed notes of protest and notified of the retaliatory measures