Mustafa AY – TDO – 16.08.2018 On Wednesday, Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made important remarks with regards to ongoing exacerbated diplomatic relations with Greece. Zakharova said Moscow-Athens relations should be restored effective immediately. Even though Russia didn’t cause bilateral diplomatic relations to be worsened, Moscow called on Athens to collaborate with the aim of restoring and enhancing bilateral relations furthermore, Spokeswoman Zakharova stated.
In July, Athens issued expulsion of four Russian diplomats on account of that they allegedly attempted to interfere into Greece’s interior affairs. Following Athens’s decision, on 6th of August, Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Greece’s Ambassador to Moscow to explain his government’s act of expulsion. Moscow denied all accusations directed against itself by Greek government.