The Romanian Government has informed Moscow that it is demanding a reduction in the staff of the Russian embassy in Bucharest by 51 people, the Romanian Foreign Ministry said, Report informs via Interfax.

Bucharest demands the reduction of 21 diplomats and 30 other staff members in the Russian diplomatic mission. This is explained by the desire to bring the level of representation of Russia into numerical correspondence with the level of representation of Romania in the Russian Federation. The choice of positions and employees to be recalled is left to the Russian side for the time being.