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Moscow declares Slovak military diplomat persona non grata

He is to leave Russia within two days

MOSCOW, December 11. /TASS/. Moscow has declared a Slovak military diplomat persona non-grata in retaliation for the expulsion of a Russian diplomat from Bratislava, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing on Thursday.

"Several days ago a Slovak military diplomat in Russia was declared persona non grata. He is to leave our country within two days. A corresponding note was lodged with the Slovak ambassador in Moscow on December 11," she said.