Posted 11 апреля 2022,, 17:05

Published 11 апреля 2022,, 17:05

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:36

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:36

Croatia expelled 18 Russian diplomats and 6 employees of the Russian embassy in Zagreb

11 апреля 2022, 17:05
The Croatian authorities expelled 18 Russian diplomats from the country. In addition, it was decided to send six members of the administrative and technical staff of the embassy located in Zagreb.

Information about this is reported by the publication Jutarnji, citing the Croatian Foreign Ministry. According to Kommersant , the Russian Embassy in Zagreb confirmed the information about the expulsion of some of the employees.

“It has been requested that 18 diplomats and six members of the administrative and technical staff (24 employees in total) of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Croatia leave the Republic of Croatia,” Jutarnji said in a statement .

According to the source, Russian Ambassador to Croatia Andrey Nesterenko was given a note in which he was informed about the reduction of diplomatic and administrative staff at the Russian Embassy in Zagreb.

Kommersant, referring to AFP data, notes that after the events in Bucha, the EU countries expelled about 200 Russian diplomats.