In the United States stated that it did not send the Russian diplomats


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The US is not expelled Russian diplomats in the framework of the new measures against Russia, told reporters senior representative of the US administration.

“At the moment we don’t send the Russian diplomats”, he said.

Earlier, Russia in response to the closure of its diplomatic facilities in the United States and the expulsion of the diplomats suggested the United States reduce the number of diplomatic missions in Russia up to 455 people, bringing them to equal the number of Russian personnel in the United States. In response, the US demanded before September 2, to close the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and two consular facility in Washington and new York.