March 23, 2018 / 11:38 AM / in 8 months

'You will see': French minister on any Russia diplomat expulsions

French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian delivers a speech during a foreign ministers’ meeting on the International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons, in Paris, France, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Files

KIEV (Reuters) - France’s Foreign Minister signalled that Paris was considering expelling Russian diplomats in solidarity with Britain, which ordered out 23 “undeclared intelligence agents” after a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy.

“You will see,” said Jean-Yves Le Drian, on a visit to Kiev, when asked whether France would expel Russian diplomats or recall its ambassador to Moscow.

Reporting by Natalia Zinets; writing by Matthias Williams; Editing by Alison Williams

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