Washington said the list of closing diplomatic facilities in Russia
Consular facilities that the United States was required to close in Washington and new York are the buildings of the Russian trade representation. The journalists said a senior White house spokesman, reports RIA Novosti.
“In San Francisco talking about the Consulate and the official residence. In Washington and new York there are a number of buildings with different institutions, we are talking about buildings of the trade mission,” — said the representative of the administration. He said that the building will remain the property of Moscow, but Russia has no right to use them in a diplomatic or consular purposes.
While there is no question about the expulsion of Russian diplomats home. “The Russian side proposed to be transferred to other dipuchrezhdeniya in the USA”, — stated in the White house.
Earlier on August 31 it became known that the USA has demanded from Russia to close the Consulate General in San Francisco. Also need to stop working two consular facility in Washington and new York. The decision must be executed before September 2.