January 5, 2023, 01:41 – Public News Service – OSN

Latvian policemen summoned to the diplomatic mission RF in Riga because of a suspicious parcel with an unknown substance. Such information, speaking on air of the Latvian radio, was shared by the representative of department Simona Gravite.

“A call has been received due to the fact that the Russian embassy may have received a suspicious package containing a substance of unknown origin,” Gravite said. According to her, representatives of the police and employees of other operational services are working at the scene.

Also at the end of last month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation reported on expulsion an employee of the Lithuanian embassy. It is specified that the Lithuanian diplomat was declared persona non grata. The Foreign Ministry gave him a few days to leave the territory of Russia.

Later, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry criticized the expulsion of an employee of the republic’s embassy in the Russian Federation. In the diplomatic department of Lithuania, this action of Moscow was described as “hostile”.

It is worth mentioning that in early December, Lithuania also decided to expel an employee of the Russian embassy. More on the topic read in material Public news service.