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Lithuania declares Russian embassy employee persona non grata

The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the relevant diplomatic note was handed to a representative of the Russian Embassy in Lithuania.

"On Dec. 1, a representative of the Russian Embassy in Lithuania was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was handed a note recognizing an employee of the Russian Embassy as persona non grata in Lithuania for activities incompatible with diplomatic status," the statement said.

The Russian embassy employee is supposed to leave Lithuania within five days, it added.

Source: Anadolu Agency