The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation noted that Iceland’s decision to lower the level of diplomatic relations with Russia destroyed the entire complex of Russian-Icelandic cooperation. This is stated in a published statement. Web site foreign policy department.
The diplomatic department noted that the interaction between Moscow and Reykjavik has traditionally been based on mutual respect and all-round cooperation.
According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, Moscow will react according to Iceland’s decision.
On 9 June, Icelandic government website, Iceland’s requested From Russia to limit the activities of the embassy in Reykjavik and to lower the level of the diplomatic mission. According to the report, Icelandic Foreign Minister Thordis Kolbrun Reikfjord Gilfadottir also decided to suspend the embassy in Moscow from 1 August.
Later in the Icelandic government registeredHe said that Iceland’s decision to suspend the work of its embassy in Moscow does not mean breaking off diplomatic relations between the two countries. It was emphasized that Iceland will prioritize reopening the embassy “as soon as conditions allow”.
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