A White house source said that when the US returns Russian departmenet

© AP Photo / Alex BrandonЗдание the White house in Washington, USA. Archival photoA White house source said that when the US returns Russian departmenet© AP Photo / Alex Brandon

The US does not intend to return of diplomatic property of Russia without getting «something in return», told RIA Novosti, a senior official in the White house.

So the interviewee responded to the question, what is the position of new US administration on this issue.

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama late last year adopted a package of anti-Russian sanctions because of alleged «interference in election» and «pressure on American diplomats» working in Russia. Among other things, Washington 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.

On Monday in Washington, will host the second round of consultations, Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of state for political Affairs Thomas Shannon, at which the sides will discuss the Russian departmenet USA. From the results of the meeting will depend on whether Russia will take retaliatory measures.

Previously Deputy assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka noted that Washington may return to the Russian diplomatic property in order to increase the level of cooperation between the US and Russia.