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News ID: 49830
Publish Date: 18:27 - 18 December 2020
Friday, 18 December 2020 (YJC)_ Bulgaria's Foreign Ministry Expels Russian Diplomat Over Espionage.

Bulgaria Expels Russian Diplomat Over EspionageBulgaria's Foreign Ministry has given a Russian diplomat 72 hours to leave the country after prosecutors alleged he has been involved in espionage in the Balkan country since 2017, it said on Wednesday.

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

In a separate statement, prosecutors said the Russian diplomat has been seeking sensitive military information, including on the number of U.S. troops deployed to NATO member Bulgaria during military drills.

Source: Reuters

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