The state Department explained the purpose of the visit employees of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco

Employees of the us state Department visited the premises of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco on October 2 to ensure that the diplomats left the building. This representative of the American foreign Ministry told RIA Novosti.

In the state Department the actions of the officers called over. The Russian foreign Ministry earlier called it illegal, placing the network video of the incident. “Thus violated international law and its own legislation [the USA],” — said in comments to the video.

On 2 September, the us intelligence officers held the number belonging to the Russian Embassy buildings in the event that Moscow has described as searches. The state Department said that this “bypass” and “on”.

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Two days earlier, the US authorities have demanded from Russia to close until 2 September, the General Consulate in San Francisco to stop using the buildings of the trade mission in Washington and new York. These actions, as explained in the White house, were a response to the reduction of the U.S. deprecative in Russia.