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Russia asks Swedish diplomat to leave country - Swedish foreign ministry

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has asked a Swedish diplomat in Moscow to leave the country after Stockholm rejected two Russian applications for diplomatic visas, the Swedish foreign ministry said on Friday.

A press officer at the ministry, declining to provide further details, said that Sweden regretted Russia's decision.

(Reporting by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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