Russia expels Bulgarian diplomat

MOSCOW, Russia decided on Thursday expelling a Bulgarian diplomat from its territories after considering him “persona non grata”.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement today that it summoned the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria to Russia Atanas Krastin and handed him a note indicating that one of the Bulgarian diplomats working at the Bulgarian Embassy in Moscow is considered as “persona non grata”.

The Russian move cane in response to a similar move taken by the Bulgarian authorities against a Russian diplomat at the Russian Embassy in Sofia.

Source: Kuwait News Agency