The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia on Saturday, 2 September, has threatened a possible retaliatory measures in connection with “aggressive actions” of U.S. intelligence who intend to conduct searches in the diplomatic missions of Russia in the United States and even in the apartments of Russian diplomats.
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“The US government must end the gross violations of international law and to refrain from attacks on the immunity of diplomatic agencies of Russia. Otherwise, we reserve the right to retaliate on the basis of reciprocity,” — said in a statement on the official website of the Russian foreign Ministry.
Earlier it became known that the Russian foreign Ministry summoned the Minister-counselor of the U.S. Embassy in the Russian capital and presented the American Ambassador a note of protest in connection with the plans of the US authorities to come with raids to the trade representation of Russia in Washington.
In the stated US state Department protest note to the Russian foreign Ministry emphasized that the views expressed by U.S. intelligence, the threat is totally illegal to hack the door on Smolensk square perceive “as unprecedented, aggressive action, which may be used by US intelligence to organize anti-Russian provocations with planted incriminating things.”
Scanone it was reported that US intelligence agencies are going on 2 September to arrange the searches in the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco, also will be subject to searches of the apartment of Russian diplomats.
The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the Russian depravation and their families together with children “put out, to not interfere with agents of the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI)”.