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Newsline: Italian PM calls Russia’s expulsion of diplomats “hostile act”

Russia’s decision to expel Italian diplomats is an “hostile act”, Prime Minister Mario Draghi said on Wednesday, warning diplomatic channels with Moscow must not be interrupted. “This absolutely must not lead to an interruption of diplomatic channels because it is through those channels that, if we succeed, peace will be achieved and that is certainly what we want,” Draghi said. (https://wsau.com/2022/05/18/russias-expulsion-of-italian-diplomats-hostile-act-pm-draghi/) Russia will expel 24 Italian diplomats in a retaliatory move, news agency RIA cited the foreign ministry as saying – the latest in a series of tit-for-tat responses to European countries that have ordered out Russian staff.

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