Washington regrets that Moscow has reduced the number of employees of the American mission in Russia, and considers that such measures were not necessary. This broadcast of the morning program Fox & Friends on Fox News channel, said state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.
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“We hope to be able to return to a situation when we will be able to work with Russia on common problems, such as the DPRK and the fight against “Islamic state” (IG, banned terrorist group — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), “—said she.
Neuert also added that the closure of the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco has balanced the number of diplomatic facilities in Russia and the United States, and stressed that the United States is not expelled Russian diplomats.
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August 31, the US authorities demanded to close until September 2, the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco and to cease the use of the building trade delegation in Washington and new York. As explained in the White house, these actions were a response to the reduction of the U.S. diplomatic presence in Russia.
On Saturday evening, September 2, in the buildings of Russian diplomatic missions, the representatives of the American authorities began actions that the Russian side regarded as a search.