Czech Republic's new foreign minister presents Russia with ultimatum
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The Czech Republic’s new foreign minister issued Russia an ultimatum amid a diplomatic stand-off with Moscow over blasts in 2014 and hours after he was sworn in by the president on Wednesday. Social Democrat Jakub Kulhanek was sworn in by President Milos Zeman in Prague. Later, he called on Moscow to allow all 20 Czech diplomats to return by noon on Thursday, after both countries expelled more than a dozen of each other’s diplomats and embassy staff. Otherwise, Kuhlanek said, the number of Russian diplomats accredited in Prague would be reduced to the same level. That would mean the expulsion …

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