Moscow declared two Czech diplomats personas non grata

After a visit to the foreign Ministry the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in the Russian Federation Vítězslav Pivonka reported that Prague received from Moscow two names, which will be declared persona non grata, reports RIA Novosti.

Earlier it was reported about the expulsion of two Czech employees of the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

According to the Rossotrudnichestvo, we are talking about the acting head of the Agency in Prague and one of his employee.

In late April, the weekly Respekt reported that in came a man with a Russian diplomatic passport. This citizen allegedly was in possession of ricin, to, according to the journalists, to poison three Prague politicians relating to the demolition of the monument to Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev and the renaming of the square in front of the Russian Embassy in honor of Boris Nemtsov.

Commenting on the incident, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that relations with Moscow deteriorate from some of the elite of the Czech Republic, noting that our part will be followed by a mirrored response.