Minister-Counsellor of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow called to the foreign Ministry, he was handed a note of protest in connection with the US intention to conduct a search in the trade representation of the Russian Federation, reports RIA “Novosti” with reference to the Russian foreign Ministry.
“Second of September, the Russian foreign Ministry was caused the adviser-envoy of Embassy of the USA in Moscow by E. Godfrey. He handed a note of protest in connection with the intention of us authorities to arrange a search in the Trade mission of the Russian Federation in Washington, which today we are deprived of access, while the building is in the Russian state property and diplomatic immunity”, — said the foreign Ministry.
About upcoming raids, the Russian foreign Ministry said the night before.
“U.S. intelligence agencies bent on September 2 to conduct a search in the Consulate General in San Francisco, including the homes of employees living in his building and having the immune system, which ordained that they and their families, including young children and even infants for 10-12 hours left occupied premises. We are talking about the invasion of the Consulate and the homes of diplomats, and they themselves put out, not to interfere with the FBI agents,” reads the report, released on Friday evening on the website of the foreign Ministry.