Russia calls Dutch diplomat on 'spy equipment' in car

Russia's overseas ministry has summoned the Dutch cost d'affaires in Moscow to protest what it stated used to be an incident of spying on Russia's army attache in the Netherlands.

Russia "strongly protested" to the Dutch diplomat after the discovery of "spy equipment" in the legitimate auto of the Russian army attache in the Netherlands, the ministry stated in a declaration on Monday.

"These unfriendly moves in addition complicate the already challenging members of the family between the two countries," the declaration said.

Moscow is known as for on the spot measures to forestall comparable incidents in the future, in accordance to the ministry.

According to Dutch public television, Prime Minister Mark Rutte declined to comment.

Espionage instances have accelerated in current years between Russia and Western governments, with members of the family at their lowest because the Ukrainian disaster and Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula in 2014.


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