The two Russian planes which landed at Sofia Airport to take the expelled Russian diplomatic staff took off for Moscow at 15.00 pm and 15.30 pm . Nearly 170 people boarded the planes. Most of them refused to speak or made brief..
The Bulgarian decision to expel 70 Russian diplomats is not a one-man decision, outgoing Minister of Interior Boyko Rashkov said. He added that the issue of the number of diplomats at the Russian embassy in Sofia was discussed..