Possible responses of States to reduce diplomatic personnel in Russia should not affect the diplomats at the UN, said Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia.
The question is not whether it is possible the expulsion of the United States of Russian diplomats at the United Nations, nebesa said, “No, do not expect”.
“Our mission at the UN should be removed from these calculations relating to bilateral diplomatic missions. This is another mission accredited to another organization is it accredited to the United Nations, not the United States,” — said Nebenzia reporters at the UN.
The headquarters of UN is located in new York.
U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said at the weekend that the United States plans to decide on retaliatory measures until 1 September.
Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin said that the staff of the U.S. mission in Russia is the same as the staff of the Russian Embassy in America by 455 people on each side. According to him, the 755 employees of the American Embassy will have to cease operations. The Russian foreign Ministry on 28 July offered the US until September 1 to change the number of employees of the diplomatic mission. In addition, Russia from August 1 stopped the use of the U.S. Embassy in Russia warehouse space on a Traffic street in Moscow and the Embassy dacha in Serebryany Bor. According to the statement of the foreign Ministry, these measures were a response to anti-Russian policy adopted by the us Congress of the new anti-Russian sanctions.