Lavrov has demanded the return of departmenet Russia to the USA


Sputnik / Bolat Shahinov

Moscow needs Washington to return illegally seized the diplomatic property of Russia. This statement was made by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. This was reported on the website of the Department.

“Lavrov once again stressed the requirement about return of illegally seized the Obama Administration of the Russian diplomatic property in the United States,” — said in a statement.

At the end of December 2016, the United States imposed sanctions against nine Russian institutions, enterprises and individuals. the Reason for the restrictive interventions has been accused of “meddling in the election” and “the pressure on us diplomats” based in Russia. In addition, Russian diplomats in the U.S. were denied access to country summer residence of Russia’s permanent mission in new York.