The reduction of the diplomatic staff of the U.S. decision of the Russian authorities was unjustified, I believe in the American White house. This was stated by the representative of the national security Council.
According to him, administration of the President of the United States is taking these actions of Moscow “with the utmost seriousness”. Washington is considering options response — what it is, a White house spokesman said.
Moscow has repeatedly stressed that the adopted measures — response to anti-Russian policy of the US authorities. The US President praised them with sarcasm, noting that the reduction of American diplomatic staff in Russia will allow to save.