The Kremlin said the idea to expel American diplomats from Russia

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The President has not yet taken any decisions on the response of Russia on the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the United States, the overall situation in the Kremlin is considered unacceptable, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

Earlier media reported that in response to the actions of the United States Moscow plans to send about 30 of us diplomats and the seizure of many properties USA in the Russian Federation.

On the eve of the Deputy assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka said that the White house consider the possibility of a return of Russian diplomatic property in order to «give a chance to cooperation». The Russian foreign Ministry on Friday said that due to the tightening of Washington’s solution to this issue, Moscow is ready to give mirror response to the lock departmenet, and to expel from Russia American diplomats. It is expected that this issue will be discussed at the meeting of Deputy foreign Ministers Sergei Ryabkov and Thomas Shannon on July 17 in Washington.

«While no decisions the head of state, which determines the principles of foreign policy of Russia, are not accepted. However, we have repeatedly stressed that the situation with the diplomats, Dipartimento continues to be unacceptable. So, of course, in this case, this is a serious test of patience of the Russian side», — said Peskov on a question or changed, Russia’s position on this issue.

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of December 2016, passed a package of anti-Russian sanctions because of alleged «interference in election» and «pressure on American diplomats» working in Russia. Among other things, the United States has closed access to the two residential complexes, the so — called suburban «summer cottages» Russia’s permanent mission in new York and the Russian Embassy in Washington, which is the Russian diplomatic property. Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, commenting on the arrest of Russian property in the U.S., said that Moscow considers the internal difficulties of the US President Donald trump, but without a response it will not leave, if Washington will do nothing.

Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said earlier that the question of departmenti raised during the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with the American leader Donald trump in Hamburg.

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