Russia’s foreign minister announced on Monday that the country is suspending its representative mission to NATO, Euronews reports.
Sergey Lavrov said that NATO’s military liaison and information offices in Moscow would be closed in November.
The decision comes just days after the organization expelled eight Russian envoys on charges of espionage.
Lavrov added that Russia's decision came in response to NATO's "deliberate" move to halve the team at its Moscow headquarters.
"We have practically no conditions for elementary diplomatic work," the foreign minister told reporters.
"In response to NATO’s actions, we suspend the work of our permanent mission to NATO, including the work of the chief military envoy, probably from November 1, or it may take several more days."
Lavrov added that contact between NATO and Moscow could be done through the Russian embassy in Belgium.
NATO said they "take note" of Lavrov's remarks but that they had not received any official communication on the matter.
NATO suspended practical cooperation with Russia in 2014 after it annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, but has kept channels open for high-level meetings and for military-to-military cooperation.
Russia and NATO also have been at odds over Moscow’s nuclear missile development, and aerial intrusions into NATO airspace, with official talks between them have been limited in recent years.
Moscow has also been angered by NATO's aims to expand into Ukraine and Georgia.