TV channel LNK has named the Russian diplomat sent from Lithuania. The Lithuanian TV channel LNK has named the Russian diplomat sent from Lithuania.
It is Oleg Rjabchikov, the first secretary of the Russian embassy in Vilnius. He should leave Lithuania within two weeks.
As affirms as reporting LNK, the state security Department (DGB) was converted into the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania W the offer on dispatch of the diplomat last week after has RCVed " the additional information that Hazel grouses tried to affect positions (Lithuanian) members of parliament concerning Russian - the Georgian conflict ".
The day before, on Monday, the Lithuanian prime minister - minister Gediminas Kirkilas has expressed hope that incident W the Russian diplomat will not affect on Russian - the Lithuanian relations.
" About everything that becomes in the state, I am informed. If was guilty, it will be sent. All as always - other party sends the diplomat of the same level. I believe that it is usual things. As it is known, Russia 2 has sent recently one diplomat of EU and the NATO, but relations from it have not changed " - he has declared.
the President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus, in turn, 2 has voiced the POV according to which this incident will not affect in any way on litovsko - the Russian relations. " in the international diplomatic activity here there is nothing new: not the first case and not last " - he has noted.
Till now the Russian embassy in Vilnius in any way did not make comments on a MSG on forthcoming dispatch of the Russian diplomat.