The Russian foreign Ministry on the official page on Facebook posted a video of the searches at the Consulate General in San Francisco and the trade representation in Washington.
The records show the premises to enter the machine of the FBI. The arrived employees of special services begin inspection of offices and apartments dipslay. At the gates of the trade mission put a cordon.
In the comments on the page says that soon will be published new ” photo and video evidence of illegal actions of the American authorities, which in violation of international law and private law have invaded the Russian diplomatic facilities.”
Earlier on Saturday, the searches began in the Russian trade mission in Washington. The head of the institution Alexander Stadnik likened the actions of U.S. intelligence RAID.
On Friday U.S. authorities have demanded from Russia to close the Consulate General in San Francisco and sales offices in Washington and new York. White House spokesman Heather Nauert stated that at this time we are not talking about the expulsion of Russian diplomats or the arrest of departmenti.
In response to the actions of the American side, the Russian foreign Ministry urged “to stop the gross violations of international law and to refrain from attacks on the immunity of diplomatic institutions” and announced the imminent “mirror response”.