Russia holds Romanian diplomat for spying: security agency

16th August 2010, Comments 0 comments

Russia's FSB security agency on Monday detained Romanian diplomat Gabriel Grecu, first secretary of the embassy's political department, for spying, an agency spokesman told AFP.

"Gabriel Grecu ... was detained by FSB in Moscow on August 16 during an attempt to receive secret information of a military nature from a Russian citizen," the spokesman said, adding that Grecu worked for a Romanian intelligence agency.

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