Zakharova called on 2 September “a black day in the history of American diplomacy”
BLAGOVESHCHENSK, 3 September — RIA Novosti. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on the searches of the Russian diplomatic property in the United States, in the program “Sunday evening” on TV channel “Russia 1” call 2 “September black day in the history of American diplomacy.”
“It’s definitely a black day in the history of American diplomacy and the work of U.S. intelligence. So to substitute their intelligence services, you know, of course, a colossal failure,” Zakharova said, calling the incident a “very high quality, very expensive” decoration.
The diplomat expressed confidence that the searches caused by the political order.
“There is a political order, for which there are such huge amount of money that justify everything. (The money invested) who claimed and lost and who can not take this win and honestly once to reach out to people and say, “We have duped, we lose, sorry we”” she said.
Zakharova also said that the US authorities want to buy Moscow departmenet. According to her, this is the Russian diplomats “told directly”. The MFA representative noted that the building in question, located in the most respectable places in downtown Washington and San Francisco.
In addition, the diplomat said that during a search of the Russian diplomatic missions, the Americans searched for explosives. Speaking about the response to the actions of the United States, Zakharov said that it is not a question of competence and “not today”.
The searches took place on Saturday afternoon and evening, in the buildings of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and sales offices in Washington.
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Earlier American authorities have proposed to close three of its diplomatic missions in the United States and to promptly vacate the building.