Russia predicted the consequences of the expulsion of its diplomats from Britain


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23 expulsion of Russian diplomats from the UK will cause a problem with issuing visas to British. About the Agency RIA Novosti was informed in the Embassy.

“The Embassy is exploring options for the reallocation of responsibilities within the existing staffing situation”, — noted in the Embassy. Diplomats explained that the situation is exacerbated by the fact that London does not allow to “guide to consular officers from Moscow” as not issue them visas.

In the Embassy believe that such steps of London “fit into the overall line of Britain to create difficulties in the work of the diplomatic mission”.

14 March, Prime Minister Theresa may announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats. She has formally accused Moscow of attempted murder of a former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, and also announced the suspension of all bilateral contacts with Russia.

Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on the street in early March. They were poisoned with nerve agent. They were hospitalized, currently they are in a coma.

London believes that the attempt is Moscow, as a former spy and his daughter was poisoned with a substance that is believed to be the British government, was developed Russia. The Russian leadership denies all allegations.

The Russian foreign Ministry said that interpret the words of the Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may on the measures of “punishment” of Moscow as an unprecedented grave provocation that undermines the foundations of normal inter-state dialogue, and also promised a quick response.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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