Lithuania expelled 4 diplomats whereas Latvia and Estonia every expelled three.
The diplomats had been expelled in a coordinated transfer “in reference to actions which might be opposite to their diplomatic standing and taking into consideration ongoing Russian aggression in Ukraine,” Latvian Overseas Minister Edgars Rinkevics tweeted.
Estonia’s international ministry mentioned it had expelled diplomats as a result of they “instantly and actively undermined Estonia’s safety and unfold propaganda justifying Russia’s navy motion,” its international ministry mentioned in a press release.
Lithuania mentioned its expulsions had been made “in solidarity with Ukraine”.
The Russian ministry of international affairs was not instantly accessible for remark when contacted by Reuters.