The Russian foreign Ministry in response to the expulsion of two Russian diplomats from Estonia declared persona non grata the Consul General of this country in St. Petersburg, Janus Kerikmae. Also undesirable Moscow now considers the head of the Pskov Chancellery of the Consulate General of Estonia in St. Petersburg Catherine Canary.
In a statement the Russian foreign Ministry said that both diplomats must leave Russia within five days.
“The ongoing destructive line of the Estonian authorities is inevitably a very negative impact on bilateral relations”, – said the Russian foreign Ministry.
Previously, the government of Estonia demanded to leave the country Consul in Narva, Andrew Sergaeva, as well as Consul General in this city Dmitry Kazennova.