July 15, 2024



‘Provocative behavior’: Russia detains Estonian diplomat

Yahoo News – Washington Examiner

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Russian security officials detained an Estonian diplomat in St. Petersburg on espionage suspicions, drawing a sharp complaint from the NATO member-state.

“Such charges are completely ungrounded. It cannot be regarded anything else than a provocation by Russian authorities,” Estonian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Aari Lemmik told the Washington Examiner. “This is yet another example that Russia is not interested in constructive relations with its neighbors and the European Union.”

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