Accurate to diplomat: Ministry of foreign Affairs proposed to send from Russia 35 Americans

Accurate to diplomat: Ministry of foreign Affairs proposed to send from Russia 35 Americans© REUTERS/ Tatyana Makeyeva

The Russian foreign Ministry has suggested a response to us sanctions, the Department believes it necessary to expel 35 the diplomats of the United States. In addition, the authorities may prohibit the use of two Embassy buildings in Moscow.

Earlier, the US imposed new sanctions against the Russian intelligence services, companies and individuals due to «intervention in election». In addition, Washington announced the expulsion of 35 diplomats that President Barack Obama was accused of working for intelligence. Also the staff of diplomatic missions will not be able to use the two buildings.

Mirror response

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov told reporters that the Agency proposes to deport 35 American diplomats — 31 employee of the Embassy in Moscow and four employees of the Consulate General in St. Petersburg.

«Of course we can’t leave such antics (sanctions — ed.) unanswered. Reciprocity is the law of diplomacy and international relations,» Lavrov said.

According to the Minister, Ministry of foreign Affairs also invited the President to deny U.S. diplomats to use a dacha in Serebryany Bor, and a warehouse on the street Road.

The foreign Ministry expects that the initiative will be reviewed in the near future, said Sergey Lavrov.

School is not touched

The American media reported that the Russian authorities in response they intend to close the Anglo-American school for children of diplomats.

The representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova denied this information.

«It’s a lie. Apparently, the White house really mad and started to come up with sanctions against their own children,» wrote Zakharova in Facebook.