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Russia will reduce its staff of a diplomatic mission to NATO Empty Russia will reduce its staff of a diplomatic mission to NATO

on Sat Dec 12, 2015 11:30 pm
NATO has received this week from the Permanent Mission of Russia to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization data on reduction of staff of the Russian embassy. This was announced on Saturday, RIA "Novosti" an official at NATO headquarters.

In April the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to NATO, the Alliance received a recommendation to reduce the staff of its diplomatic mission to the North Atlantic Alliance as well as with other countries - partners of the alliance.

"Yes, the Russian mission unveiled this week a list," - said the source RIA Novosti.

According to the newspaper New York Times, NATO required a reduction of employees of the Russian permanent representative from the current 50 to 30 people.

Confirm the information in the Russian diplomatic mission to NATO has not yet succeeded.

According to the New York Times, the reduction of the Russian diplomats at NATO allotted 90 days. The publication relates the decision of the alliance with suspicion of espionage against the Russian side. Meanwhile, NATO still in April 2014 announced a ban on access to the headquarters of NATO in Brussels, all the staff of a permanent representative of the Russian Federation, except ambassador, his deputy and the assistant. In Russian
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