The US authorities are not going to return the arrested Russian diplomatic property without getting “something in return”. About it RIA Novosti said a senior source in the White house, responding to a question about the position of the new administration on this issue.
photo: Alexander Astafyev
At the end of last week Deputy assistant of the US President Sebastian was Work said that Washington is ready to return the property to the Russian diplomats on the condition that Moscow “show good faith”.
This, he said, is that Moscow supported the agreement reached in Syria, the cease-fire.
Recall, the US authorities have blocked access to Russian diplomatic property in late December with the filing of the leaving President Barack Obama, who thus “revenge” Moscow for interfering in American elections. Along the way, was sent to 35 of the Russian diplomats.
The authorities of Russia for more than six months seeking the return of real estate. According to media reports, the Kremlin’s patience is running out: if the matter cannot be resolved in the near future, Moscow will impose a lien on the property of the American Embassy, and expelled dozens of diplomats.
Monday, July 17, in Washington should be held another round of talks with the participation of Russian Deputy foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and US Undersecretary of state for political Affairs Thomas Shannon.