Spring called the US actions “flag gang”
The actions of the US authorities who took down Russian flags, arrested the diplomatic institutions of the Russian Federation on its territory, are the “flag gangs”, said the Deputy Chairman of the state Duma Irina Yarovaya.
“Russia respects the state symbols and certainly not accept a new kind of American expression “flag bandits””, — betrays the press service of the Deputy of the e statement.
This case the United States that their state symbol can be seen on the mats and shorts. But in our legislation, as befits a sovereign democratic state, by a civilized attitude to the state symbols.Irina Yarovaya
The MP also urged the Senate “to attend to the return of the United States freedom from banditry to civilization and decency”.
Earlier Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov said that Russia sent the US a decisive protest in connection with the fact that they tore down the Russian flag Consulate-General in San Francisco and the Russian trade mission in Washington. He described the situation as “offensive actions.” These institutions were illegally seized by the American authorities, they searched employees of US intelligence, reported to the foreign Ministry, which demanded an end to the lawlessness.
“Requirements of the MFA of Russia must be fulfilled. For the citizens of our country, the US actions are offensive and not acceptable, what still makes sense to think about American politicians, who begin to confuse real life and computer games,” concluded Spring.
As stated in an interview with RNS, the first Deputy Chairman of the international Committee of the Federation Council Vladimir Jabbarov, to tolerate such actions from the US has become impossible and improper, and that the foreign Ministry should consider the introduction of adequate retaliatory measures. According to him, one sensitive for the United States measures would further reduce the number of their diplomatic staff in Russia.