Confrontation upgrades Russian media: US may close a Russian consulate general
Original title: Upgrade to confrontation!
Russian media exposed that the United States may close a Russian Consulate General in the United States Overseas Network August 11th The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on sanctions against Russia and other countries on the 26th, and the U.S. presidential election also signed the sanction.
In response to the sanctions, Russia had asked the United States to reduce 755 diplomats in Russia by September, and announced the seizure of some US assets in Russia.
Some Russian media broke the news, and the United States will also take relevant measures to respond, saying that it is likely to ask Russia to close a consulate general in the United States.
Russian President Putin last month (July) asked Washington to reduce 755 diplomats in Russia, including US diplomats and local staff, while 杭州夜网 closing two premises.
This move is seen as a new low in US-Russian relations following the Cold War.
According to Russia’s “Businessman”, the US authorities may ask Russia to close a consulate general in the United States regarding Russia’s main purpose of increasing the number of US diplomats in Russia, pointing out that the news may be announced before September 1.
The media also reminded that the United States currently has three consulates in Russia, which are located in Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok.
Russia has four consulates in the United States, located in New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Houston.
However, the source pointed out which Russian consulates might be closed.
According to an earlier report by the Washington Post, US Secretary of State Tillerson visited the Philippines on the 6th to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. He disclosed to the Russian side that the United States will lower Russia ‘s U.S. diplomatic officials before September 1.Respond.
To take the necessary response, Tillerson said at the time: It is not clear.
In addition, according to the overseas network report on the 11th, the US president expected to announce the response to the matter for the first time on the 10th local time, and said that he was very grateful to Putin, replacing diplomatic personnel will help reduce personnel costs and save him a sum of money.
(Compiled Editor / Overseas Network Li Meng) Responsible Editor: Zeng Shaolin