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Russia's foreign ministry summons Slovak, Baltic states' envoys - Interfax

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s foreign ministry will summon the ambassadors of Slovakia and the three Baltic states on Wednesday, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, without giving a reason.

The prime ministers of Slovakia, Poland and Hungary said on Monday they supported the Czech Republic’s expulsion of Russian diplomats after Prague said it suspected two Russian spies were behind a 2014 explosion that killed two people.

Last Friday the three Baltic states – Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia – joined a fast-growing list of NATO and EU members demanding the removal of Russian diplomats for alleged spying.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Gareth Jones)

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