Four Russian envoys expelled from Germany back in Moscow: Russian embassy

Berlin (AFP) – Four Russian diplomats expelled from Germany as part of Western countries’ retaliation over a spy poisoning arrived back in Moscow on the weekend, the Russian embassy in Berlin told AFP on Monday.

“They are now back in Moscow. They left Germany over the weekend”, ahead of a Monday deadline imposed on Moscow by Berlin to recall the envoys, embassy spokesperson Denis Miskerine said.