The leadership of the North Atlantic Alliance announced a decision to reduce the Russian representation in the organization. Now, 20 diplomats will represent Russia in NATO instead of 30. The alliance will also send seven employees of the Russian Federation’s permanent mission in Brussels, Tass reports .
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg added that 25 member countries of the alliance will send Russian diplomats. Are the same countries that have already announced the expulsion of more than a hundred representatives of Russia in the same day ? It is not reported.
At the time of writing, the Russian Foreign Ministry did not react to the scandal with the mass expulsion of its representatives. Previously, the ministry promised to mirror respond to sanctions against embassy workers.