The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia has commented on the decision of Washington to suspend, and then limit the issuance of Russian visas to visit the United States. The foreign Minister said that Moscow will carefully analyze the situation before making a decision about the response.
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“Look, I can only say one thing: we won’t disrupt the evil on American citizens. That is, if anyone was hoping that in this case, a bad example is contagious, he miscalculated,” – said Lavrov.
We will remind, today at the U.S. Embassy in Russia announced the suspension of non-immigrant visa throughout the country until September 1. After this date a visa will be possible only in Moscow. In addition, American diplomats in Russia will not accept applications for visas from citizens of Belarus.
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