The Russian Embassy demanded the return of the Russian flag on the Consulate General and trade representation in the USA
Moscow. 12 Oct. INTERFAX.RU the Russian Embassy demanded the return of the Russian flags that were removed by the US authorities from building of the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco and the Russian trade mission in Washington.
“We demand the immediate return of Russian flags on buildings of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco and the trade Mission of the Russian Federation in Washington, to prevent such actions in the future,” reads the English-language Twitter account of the Embassy.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Washington told “Interfax” that the Russian flag was removed from the building of the Russian trade representation in Washington. In the Embassy “demanded an end to the provocative anti-Russian action.”
The Embassy also expressed its strong protest in connection with what U.S. authorities have removed the Russian flag from the diplomatic facilities of the Russian Federation in San Francisco.
“The American side sent a strong protest in connection with the fact that the objects of our diplomatic property in San Francisco under the control of U.S. authorities disrupted the Russian flag. See this as an extremely unfriendly step,” — said the Embassy statement.
In the Twitter of the Embassy posted photos of diplomatic facilities without Russian flags.
We demand immediately returns??flags at @ConsulRussiaSF @RusTradeUSA buildings, prevents such incidents in t/ future https://t.co/lQsxkn7YxQ pic.twitter.com/u6WKM8iXvS
— Russia in USA ?? (@RusEmbUSA) 11 Oct 2017
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