The US state Department does not consider the elimination of Parking in front of the American Consulate General in Russia’s retaliatory steps Moscow’s worsening relations with Washington. This was during the briefing said the official representative of Department Heather Nauert.
According to Nauert, the situation with Parking at diplomatic missions the Department of state will discuss with the Russian foreign Ministry. “But I don’t want to characterize this as a kind of revenge. We want to move forward in developing our relations with the Russian government,” — said the representative office.
Journalists asked Nauert, are in Washington to force Russian diplomats to ride a bike. “Many people here ride bikes. It’s not such a bad idea,” — said the representative of the state Department and promised that the us government will not make any response to Moscow’s actions.
Earlier it was reported that in Moscow at the U.S. Embassy dismantled denoting diplomatic Parking signs. Parking for employees of the Consulate General disappeared in Yekaterinburg and St. Petersburg and in Vladivostok, dismantled concrete blocks protecting the Consulate building.
While the city authorities assure that on-street Parking Bolshoy devyatinsky pereulok, where the building of the diplomatic mission of the United States, “is now available for all the severe shortage of Parking spaces”. About it RIA Novosti said the state “administrator of the Moscow Parking space”.