Kremlin says NATO diplomatic expulsions undermine hope for dialogue


Reuters | Moscow | Updated: 07-10-2021 15:26 IST | Created: 07-10-2021 15:19 IST
Kremlin says NATO diplomatic expulsions undermine hope for dialogue
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The Kremlin said on Thursday that NATO's move to cut the size of Russia's diplomatic mission almost completely undermined its hopes that relations could be normalised and dialogue resumed with the bloc.

NATO expelled eight members of Russia's mission to the alliance who were "undeclared Russian intelligence officers", a NATO official said on Wednesday, the latest deterioration in East-West ties that are already at post-Cold War lows.

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