Italy expels 2 Russian diplomats (2)

In solidarity with UK

(ANSA) - Rome, March 26 - Italy on Monday expelled two Russian diplomats, the foreign ministry said. "Following the conclusions adopted by the European Council on March 22 and 23, as a sign of solidarity with the United Kingdom and in coordination with European partners and NATO allies," the ministry said, "the foreign ministry has today notified the decision of expelling from Italian territory within a week two functionaries of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Rome accredited on the diplomatic list".
   

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