In the Kremlin commented on the scandal with the Russian departmentu in USA
MOSCOW, 14 Jul — RIA Novosti. The conditions for the return of Russian diplomatic property in the United States is contrary to international law, it cannot and should not be anything determined, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
On the eve of the Deputy assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka said that the White house consider the possibility of a return of Russian diplomatic property in order to “give a chance to cooperation”. The Russian foreign Ministry on Friday said that due to the tightening of Washington’s solutions to this issue, Moscow is ready to give mirror response to the lock departmenet, and to expel from Russia American diplomats.
It is expected that this issue will be discussed at the meeting of Deputy foreign Ministers Sergei Ryabkov and Thomas Shannon on July 17 in Washington.
“The return of Russia to its departmenti cannot and should not be conditioned with anything. This is the most categorical manner contrary to international law. Most likely, it was some incorrect wording, because the speech can not go”, — said Peskov told reporters, commenting on the question about the conditions that are put forward by the White house to return Russia to its departmenti.
The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of December 2016, passed a package of anti-Russian sanctions because of alleged “interference in election” and “pressure on American diplomats” working in Russia. Among other things, the United States has closed access to the two residential complexes, the so — called suburban “summer cottages” Russia’s permanent mission in new York and the Russian Embassy in Washington, which is the Russian diplomatic property.