Secret Intelligence Service
Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve toxin that had been left on the front door of their home in England, British counter-terrorism police said.
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu stated on Wednesday that Romania, as part of the European Union, showed a sign of solidarity with the UK and expelled a Russian diplomat in the context of the scandal related to the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and doesn't exclude the possibility that, in reply, the Russian Federation apply the same measure based on "the reciprocity pr
Russian embassies in Croatia, Romania and Macedonia have strongly criticised the three countries' decision to expel diplomats to show solidarity with Britain in the wake of the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia.
Albania, Croatia, Macedonia and Romania joined other EU countries in expelling some Russian diplomats on Monday.
More than 130 Russian diplomats have been ordered to leave capital cities across the globe, as the West unites behind Britain over the Salisbury nerve agent attack.
Some 60 Russians are to be expelled from the US, while suspected intelligence officers in Canada, Ukraine, Australia, Albania, Macedonia and a number of EU states will also be ejected.
Romania's decision to expel a Russian diplomat in Bucharest - taken in the context of the chemical attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the UK - is probably "the manifestation of collective political madness," according to a message released by the Russian Embassy in Bucharest on Monday.