The foreign Ministry expressed protest over US plans to search the trade representation of Russia in Washington

The Russian foreign Ministry

The Russian foreign Ministry on Saturday, September 2, called the adviser-envoy of Embassy of the USA in Moscow Anthony Godfrey to give him a note of protest in connection with the plans of the American authorities to search the Russian trade mission in Washington. This was reported on the website of the Department.

The Ministry stressed that he considers “planned non-inspection diplomatic property of Russia without the presence of Russian officials and made a threat to hack the door in the unprecedented, aggressive action, which also can be used by U.S. intelligence to organize anti-Russian provocations with planted incriminating things.”

In this regard, Moscow has called on Washington “to stop the gross violations of international law” and said that the U.S. should not infringe on the immunity of the Russian dipuchrezhdeny. Otherwise, Russia will reserve the right to retaliate, said the Agency.

August 31, the U.S. demanded that Russia until September 2, to close the Consulate General in San Francisco and to cease the use of the building trade delegation in Washington and new York. These actions, as explained later in the White house, were a response to the reduction of the U.S. deprecative in Russia.

The evening of 1 September on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry published a message in which it was alleged that us intelligence agencies are going on Saturday to conduct a search in the Consulate General in San Francisco, but also “in apartments of employees living in his building and having the immunity.” In this speech about the upcoming searches in the building of the trade mission in Washington in the publication did not go.