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Austria's ambassador summoned after Vienna demands explanation over colonel spying Russia

Devdiscourse News Desk Last Updated at 09-11-2018 15:17:20 IST Russian Federation

Russia's foreign ministry summoned Austria's ambassador on Friday after Vienna demanded an explanation over suspicions that a retired Austrian colonel had spied for Moscow, Russian news agencies reported.

Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said earlier the recently retired officer, who he did not name, may have carried out spying activities since the 1990s.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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