Russia is ready to take Britain to the non-issuance of visas to diplomats, said in the Federation Council

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Russia is ready to respond symmetrically the UK for non-issuance of visas to diplomats, told RIA Novosti on Friday the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev.

According to the MP first, Moscow will try to resolve the problem through diplomatic channels.

«If you fail to negotiate, and it is always the first option we will definitely respond to symmetric and reciprocal basis,» — said Kosachev.
Earlier, the Ambassador of Russia to UK Alexander Yakovenko said that the number of places at the Embassy vacant, because London refuses to issue visas to diplomats.
The expulsion of Russian diplomats

After the incident in Salisbury, where he was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, 23 London expelled Russian diplomat. After the expulsion was announced, a number of countries. Russia responded with a mirror.

Poisoning Skrobala provoked a major international scandal in London immediately rushed to blame Russia.

Moscow repeatedly offered to conduct a joint investigation, but Britain ignored this initiative. London refuses to Russian consuls in the access Scriply.

Also the Ministry of foreign Affairs has accused the Prime Minister Theresa may in a lie: she claimed that the poison was manufactured in Russia, but in the laboratory Porton Down is denied. On the «fakes» come out and the British media published contradictory information about the incident.

Russia is ready to take Britain to the non-issuance of visas to diplomats, said in the Federation Council© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in photobacteria Russian diplomats and counter-steps

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