Moscow will respond to hostile attacks of the United States, the foreign Ministry said

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Moscow will respond to hostile attacks, including the expulsion of U.S. diplomats and seizure of departmenet, reserves the right to other countermeasures, is spoken in the comment of Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.

«We have already demonstrated that they are not going to leave without an answer hostile attacks, including expulsion by U.S. authorities of our diplomats and the seizure of diplomatic property. Of course, reserve the right and other countermeasures,» — said the Agency.

On Wednesday, trump signed a congressional bill on new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. Congress had more than enough votes to override a possible presidential veto trump, and the President was largely forced to sign the bill. Thus a press-service of the White house issued two statements in which the President criticizes the document and explains why he still signed it.

At the end of 2016, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama imposed sanctions against nine Russian institutions, companies and individuals, including against the GRU and the FSB, for allegedly «meddling in the election» and «pressure on American diplomats.» Also, the United States has closed two of the residential complex, non-diplomatic property of the Russian Federation, and declared persona non grata 35 Russian diplomats in the United States. However, no evidence in support of its action, the American side has not led.

In the U.S. Congress are now independent investigation about the «Russian interference» in the US presidential election, which was won by Donald trump. A similar investigation leads the FBI. Congress has passed several high-profile hearing on «Russian intervention», but the hearing has not provided any evidence, citing the secrecy of information. Part of the investigation devoted to the legitimacy of relations advisers trump with Russian companies.

Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called them «completely unfounded». The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States, France and Germany, said that there are no facts confirming it, no. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the United States around the world interfering in other people’s political processes, but are offended by Russia, which allegedly interfered in their elections, but for the Russian Federation such interference does not make sense.Moscow will respond to hostile attacks of the United States, the foreign Ministry said© RIA Novosti, Infografiken sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures