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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Moscow mirror response to the restriction of the movements of Russian diplomats in the U.S.

Moscow will respond mirror “without much delay” in the case that Washington will limit the movement of Russian diplomats in the United States. On Monday, said the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs, head of the Federation Council Commission for the protection of the sovereignty Andrey Klimov.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

“The decision will take political leadership of the country, there are different ways of responding, but in this case, most likely, will be such a response,” said the Senator in an interview with RIA Novosti.

Member of the Federation Council noted that the reduction in the number of employees of the US diplomatic mission in Russia and limit access of U.S. diplomats to real estate in Moscow in response to the demarche of Washington’s expulsion of Russian diplomats, “the situation has gone to zero.

“However, the United States decided to continue this situation a new round of tension, this is clearly an unfriendly step”, – said the Senator.

Earlier, media reported that U.S. authorities are preparing to new restrictions against Russian diplomats. In particular, we are talking about restricting the movement of Russian diplomats and technical staff of embassies and consulates from the current 25 miles (40 km) up to 10-15 miles (16-24 km).


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