Ambassador of Azerbaijan was called to Foreign Ministry

Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Paris Leila Abdullaeva on Wednesday was called to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France.

A written statement widespread by the French Foreign Ministry, it is said that the Paris administration took note of the decision of Azerbaijan to declare two employees of the French Embassy in Baku “Persons Non Grata.”

The statement says that France decisively rejects the accusations submitted by Azerbaijan to justify this decision.

, in the framework of the principle of reciprocity, France announced by persons Non Grata of two employees of the Azerbaijan Embassy in Paris, the statement said, and it is added that the Ambassador of Abdullaev was called to the Ministry to inform this issue.

In the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, widespread on Tuesday, it was reported that the Ambassador of France to Baku Ann Buion was called to the ministry.

The statement states that the Buion ambassador was notified that two embassy employees were declared “persons of non grata” on the basis that they are engaged in activities contrary to the Vienna Convention on 1961 diplomatic relations.

Two diplomats were invited to leave the country within 48 hours, the ambassador was also awarded the protest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.