Despite Sergei Lavrov proposal Vladimir Putin decided not to expel any U.S. diplomats. – Vasilis Chronopoulos

 

Vladimir Putin has said Russia will not expel any US diplomats in response to the US decision to kick out Russian officials over allegations of interference in the US presidential election.

The foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, said earlier on Friday that he was recommending that Putin expel 35 American diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to the US move.