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Russia to expel 23 British diplomats

British Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow addresses the media while leaving the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow, Russia March 17, 2018. Photo: Reuters

The Russian foreign ministry announced Saturday it will expel 23 British diplomats within a week in a tit-for-tat response to London’s measures over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent and his daughter.

“Twenty three diplomatic staff at the British embassy in Moscow are declared persona non grata and to be expelled within a week,” the foreign ministry said in a statement after summoning the British ambassador Laurie Bristow.

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