"The Russian diplomat suspected of intelligence activities in Sweden has a management position for the SVR, the Russian intelligence service, according to Today's News. Säpochefen Klas Friberg states that he is surprised that the diplomat has left the country."
"– The only statement I can make is that I am somewhat surprised that he has not done it yet, " says Friberg to DN, and says that the Fbi has informed the government about what happened."
"Daniel Stenling, Säpos head of counterintelligence, says the DN that there may be a reason for the high set up the diplomat is still in Sweden."
"I can understand that there are reasons for them (the russians) that he is still there, but I don't want to go into them," he says."
"the foreign office called the Russian ambassador on Wednesday to demand that the diplomat leave the country."
"the Background is a meeting that occurred over two weeks ago when the diplomat, met with a Swedish 45-year-old technology consultant at a restaurant in Stockholm. The swede was arrested and detained on probable grounds suspected of having spied on Sweden to Russia. The man himself denies the crime."