The Chairman of the state Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky
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MOSCOW, October 12. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called provocation of withdrawal by U.S. authorities of the Russian flags from the buildings of the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco and the Russian trade representation in Washington.
“Removal of Russian flags from the buildings of the Russian departmenet in the USA is another destructive step in a diplomatic war, unleashed by the administration of previous President of America Barack Obama. Such actions are clearly provocative character,” he told reporters on Thursday.