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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Closed in San Francisco the Consulate General of the Russian Federation told about the number of visas issued


The Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco, which U.S. authorities demanded to close, last year Americans gave 16 thousand tourist visas. About it employees of the General Consulate said in Facebook.


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The record States that Washington’s decision on the closure of the Russian Consulate constituted a “hostile move on the part of American authorities.”

“The closure of the Consulate General will create some difficulties in obtaining documents for this category of Americans,” said the diplomats. They also noted that some problems can occur and the Russian citizens living in the consular district.

A special surprise to diplomats called the timing of the closing of the Embassy in Washington it took just two days.

On the eve it became known that US authorities have demanded to close the Consulate General in San Francisco. Also need to stop working two consular facility in Washington and new York.

Earlier, the US government has stopped issuing nonimmigrant visas in their Consulate General in Russia. Now you can get them only in the Embassy in Moscow.

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