The decision to close the three Russian diplomatic facilities in the USA took the head of state Donald trump. This was at the briefing at the White house said the press Secretary of the President Sarah Sanders. She also spoke about the intention of Washington to seek ways to improve relations with Moscow.
“We have taken decisive and prudent actions in response to the unfortunate decision made earlier this year,” said Sanders.
Earlier, the U.S. government announced that it had fully complied with the requirements of Moscow to reduce the diplomatic staff, and now announce the closure of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco. In a statement, the state Department notes that must also be closed consular facilities of the Russian Federation in Washington and new York.