MOSCOW – Russia rejects sixty American diplomats. Also, the American consulate in St. Petersburg, close, made the Russian minister Sergei Lavrov (Foreign Affairs) known.
Vladimir Putin (left) with the Russian minister of Foreign Affairs, Sergey Lavrov (right).
Russia responds to the U.s. expulsion of Russian diplomats because of the affair Skripal. Sixty Russian diplomats to Washington to leave the country. Also close to the Americans the Russian consulate in Seattle.
The same diplomats country
Moscow will be the same number of diplomats tell if western countries, showed Lavrov know. Several countries, including the Netherlands, decided recently to deportation of Russian diplomats because of the zenuwgasaanval on the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
The Russian countermeasures are based according to Lavrov on “reciprocity.” “They include the expulsion of an equivalent number of diplomats”, said the minister.