The foreign Ministry called “infernal clown” searches of the Russian diplomatic missions in the United States
MOSCOW, 3 sen — news. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said searches of the Russian diplomatic property in the United States, saying that it is not necessary to pick locks — we are open.
“Watch footage of raids by the FBI of the Russian diplomatic missions and understand that this some kind of hellish clowning, stupid, illegal, pointless. Why?! To show the power of us intelligence? Revealed — now we’ve seen everything. Even the FBI, which is a shame this is happening. Was going to pick locks and break down doors? We are polite people — you open, why ruin our property,” she wrote on Facebook.
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Zakharov added that the FBI’s search of the Russian diplomatic property in the United States will go down in history under the name “frolicking in Mostina”.
Earlier, the Russian foreign Ministry said that US intelligence agencies are going on 2 September to carry out a search at the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco, including in the apartments of employees of the diplomatic mission. The US state Department refused to comment on this information. Searches in the trade mission of the Russian Federation in the United States in Washington started at 21.00 GMT (14.00 local time). The Russian foreign Ministry in your account in Facebook has published the images of the searches of the trade representation of the Russian Federation in Washington and Consulate in San Francisco.
The state Department previously demanded to close the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and two buildings of the trade mission in Washington and new York until 2 September, citing the response to the Russian proposal to reduce the number of employees of the US diplomatic mission in Russia. Russia has described the actions of the hostile step.
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