The President of the United States Donald trump confirmed that the American side will respond to the reduction of diplomatic missions in Russia by September 1. He said this during a press conference, according to CNN.
The journalist asked Trump if he’s talking sarcastically about the fact that the reduction of the diplomatic mission in Russia is a good step. The American President replied in the affirmative.
He then asked Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, when the U.S. plans to respond to such a move by Russia.
“By September 1, we will prepare a response,” said trump.
Earlier, the White house said that trump sarcastically thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for the expulsion of diplomats.