The Russians fired from the us diplomatic missions, adopted in the personnel reserve of the Ministry of foreign Affairs. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the Main Directorate for servicing the diplomatic corps (GlavUpDK) at the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Andrey Izotov.
“If such personnel will be released to the American Embassy or some other, of course, they will be special attention and special interest, if experts with experience in foreign missions with knowledge of the language, with knowledge of the specifics and so on,” said Izotov.
Laid-off professionals will help to employ a specialized state enterprise “Inpredkadry”. It provides staffing services to foreign representative offices and companies in Russia.
Earlier, Moscow has ordered to reduce the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia to 755 to 455 employees. Thus, the number of employees of the U.S. Embassy in Russia was equal to the number of diplomats of the Russian Federation in the United States.
It is possible that among the dismissed employees of diplomatic missions will be the Russians.
USA responded to reduce diplomats suspend the issuance of nonimmigrant visas throughout Russia. From September 1, visa will be issued, but solely at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.