The special services of Slovakia reported that the activity of these Russians contradicted the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.
Moreover, they are accused of improper use of Slovakian visas in the consulate of Slovakia in Saint Petersburg. Due to it, the serious crime was committed in the territory of another NATO and EU state-member.
“Slovakia expelled three Russian diplomats in retaliation for abuse of our visas during the murder of Chechen asylum-seeker in Berlin,” the message said.
According to RIA News, the Russian Foreign Ministry promised to respond to the expulsion of the diplomats from Slovenia similarly.
As we reported, the Czech government declared two Russian diplomats persona non grata as they were involved in a scandal surrounding an assassination attempt on Czech politicians.