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.