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Moscow offered Washington to abandon the expulsions of diplomats, the return to normal conditions for their work and to resolve the issue with departmentu, the ball is on the side of the United States, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
«We are repeatedly told (U.S. Secretary of state) Mike Pompeo, now that I repeated (the adviser of the US President) John Bolton that as elementary steps need to be return comfortable conditions for work of diplomats is to abandon the mutual expulsions, to solve the question of visas for diplomats were issued in term and «marinated» for months, as is now happening at the initiative of our American colleagues (we, of course, reciprocate), look at the situation with the property», — said Lavrov in an interview to the program «Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin» on TV channel «Russia-1».
According to him, the parties could «at least start with on a reciprocal basis, to permit our diplomats in the United States, and the us – here to visit the objects that were arrested, expropriated, whatever it is called». «They will reflect on this, we made an offer, the ball is on their side,» — said Lavrov.
«I think they (representatives of the current US administration — ed.) understand the abnormality of this situation (in relations of Russia and the US),» added the Russian Minister.
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