Category: diplomats’

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Russia expels 23 UK diplomats in retaliatory switch in thought row

Russia will expel 23 British diplomats in retaliation against the United Kingdom’s expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, Russia’s foreign ministry said. The tit-for-tat expulsion follows after the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in London on March 4. Blaming Russia for the attack, the UK said it would expel 23 Russian diplomats,…

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Pakistan, India alternate barbs over ‘harassment of diplomats’

Islamabad – Pakistan’s foreign office has accused India of harassing and intimidating its diplomats and their families posted in New Delhi, in the latest escalation of tensions between the South Asian neighbours. In a statement released late on Tuesday, the foreign office said Pakistani officials and their families were facing “intense harassment, intimidation and outright violence…