Russian ambassador summoned as indictment against spies final

The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador after the indictment against two alleged Russian spies who were apprehended in Slovenia in December last year became final and the pair were remanded in custody.

"The indictment against two Russian citizens is final today. This means detention has been extended," Foreign Minister Tanja Fajon told reporters on the sidelines of the UN Water Conference in New York on 23 March.

Fajon said the pair were charged with two criminal offences, of espionage and of certifying false content in official documents.

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