Poland’s ambassador to Moscow has reiterated the official regrets expressed by the Polish foreign minister over an incident in Warsaw on Monday when the Russian ambassador had red paint thrown over him.
A Polish minister has defended the policing of an anti-war protest that resulted in the Russian ambassador being doused with red paint.
Russia’s ambassador to Poland Sergey Andreev was pelted with the red substance after arriving at a Warsaw cemetery to pay respects to Red Army soldiers who died during WWII.
The director of Poland’s National Security Department Stanislaw Zaryn said: ”These are people who function within the framework of diplomatic status, but de facto conduct intelligence activities against Poland.”
Poland’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Russia’s ambassador to Poland demanding that Russia withdraw its decision. Two other diplomats from Sweden and Germany are also reported to have been expelled for apparently attending the protests.