According to CCTV news report, on August 10, local time, Russia News Agency quoted media reports as saying that three Russian diplomats were expelled from Slovakia for suspected espionage activities, and they were ordered to leave Slovakia by the end of this week. The Slovak foreign ministry has confirmed this to Reuters and other media. On the evening of the 10th local time, Juraj tomaga, a Slovak Foreign Ministry spokesman, said that Slovakia expelled three Russian diplomats on August 6, according to BNP news agency. Tomaga said the actions of the three Russian diplomats violated the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations. But he declined to give the names of the expelled Russian diplomats. However, the activities of its diplomats in Slovakia must comply with the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations.