London and Moscow issued the visas of several future employees of the diplomatic missions of the two countries
Moscow. 28 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the UK reported on the results of the British side for the first time since March of this year multiple visas for future employees of the Russian Embassy.
Meanwhile, earlier on Friday the British foreign office denied reaching any agreement with Russia on the restoration of the staffing of embassies, condensed at the initiative of London after the incident of poisoning in the city of Salisbury.
“We have seen a rebuttal to the British side. Here are the facts. In December, for the first time since March, Russia and the United Kingdom on a reciprocal basis issued a number of visas for future employees of the diplomatic missions of the two countries. Thus, there will be a partial restoration of strength after the damage caused by the initiated London expulsion 23 23 then the Russian and British diplomats” — said in response to the press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom on a media question posted on the website of the Embassy.
Earlier on Friday, Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko said on air of the TV channel “Russia-24” (VGTRK) that Moscow and London have reached an agreement in principle on a gradual recovery of the compounds of diplomatic missions in the two capitals from January next year.