December 5, 2018 / 10:24 AM / in 11 days

Slovakia expels Russian diplomat, says engaged in espionage

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Slovakia has expelled a Russian diplomat after information from military intelligence showed he engaged in espionage activities in the NATO and European Union member country, Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said on Wednesday.

“We expelled him on November 22 and he left Slovakia within 48 hours,” Pellegrini told reporters.

Reporting by Tatiana Jancarikova; Writing by Jan Lopatka; Editing by Toby Chopra

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