US President Donald Trump has ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats from Washington and New York. In London, Trump ordered the arrest of a former Russian agent and his daughter. The United States will be ordered to stop the Russian consulate in Seattle.
In addition, 14 countries of the European Union announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats. Germany, France, and Poland are also expelling four Russian diplomats. In the United States, 60 Russian diplomats are being expelled, 48 of whom work in Russian embassies. The rest are in the Russian embassy in the United Nations in New York.
Ukraine says they are expelling 13 Russian diplomats to support Britain
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Maria Jakrova said that the European Union has strongly condemned the European Union, saying they support Britain in this way, depending on the distorted interpretation.
Western governments have taken these measures concurrently in response to the attacks that took place three weeks ago in Britain with a nerve agent of former Russian double agent Sergei Scripala and his daughter, William Scripps. Russia has always denied the attempted murder in Britain. But Western allies including the United States accepted Britain’s allegations as true.
According to a statement from the US State Department, on March 4, the former tried to kill a British spy and his daughter with the Russian military grade nervous agent in Salzburg. This attack in Britain, an ally Britishers, threatens the lives of many innocent people.
It is also mentioned in the statement that the attack was an example of a breach of chemical weapons. Source: BBC and Reuters