Bulgaria expels two Russian diplomats accused of spying

Bulgaria expels two Russian diplomats accused of spying
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  • calendar-gray 23 September 2020

Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry has given two Russian diplomats 72 hours to leave the country after prosecutors accused them of having been involved in spying in the Balkan country since 2016, it said on Wednesday, APA reports citing Reuters.

A ministry spokesman said it had informed the Russian embassy in Sofia.

Earlier on Wednesday prosecutors said the two diplomats had seeking classified information on army modernisation plans and the maintenance of military equipment since 2016.

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