Russia expressed a protest in connection with the expulsion of diplomats

MOSCOW, March 26. /TASS/. The decision of several countries to expel Russian diplomats will be consequences, Moscow will react to these ‘ unfriendly steps. This is stated in a statement Monday statement, the Russian foreign Ministry.

“The Russian side, despite our repeated appeals to London (in the case of the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia – approx. TASS), there is no information on this account. There is no objective and comprehensive data, and the allies of great Britain (in the case Skripal – approx. TASS), who blindly followed the principle of Euro-Atlantic unity to the detriment of common sense, the norms of civilized interstate dialogue and the principles of international law, – the Ministry said. – Needless to say that this unfriendly step of this group of countries will be consequences, and we will respond”.

Russia “expresses its decisive protest in connection with the decision by a number of countries – members of EU and NATO decision to expel Russian diplomats.” “We regard this move as unfriendly and inconsistent with the goals and interests determine the causes and apportioning blame in the incident on 4 March in Salisbury, – said in a statement. Provocative gesture of solidarity with the notorious London of these countries that went on about the British authorities in the so-called case Skrobala do not bother to understand the circumstances of the incident, is a continuation of the confrontational line on the escalation of the situation”.

“Pushing sweeping accusations against Russia in the absence of an explanation of the incident and refusing substantive cooperation, the UK authorities de facto took prejudiced, biased and hypocritical position,” stated the Russian foreign Ministry.