DUBLIN – Ireland put a Russian diplomat in response to an attack with nerve gas on a Russian ex-spy in England. That has the Irish minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said on Tuesday. According to the British government about the regime in Moscow behind the attack.
The Irish minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney.
Governments in Europe, the United States and other countries announced Monday more than a hundred Russian diplomats off as retaliation for the attack on the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter on 4 march. Moscow has denied behind the attack.
“The ministry of Foreign Affairs has had a meeting with the Russian ambassador and him informed that the accreditation of a member of staff with diplomatic status is to be withdrawn”, says Coveny.