The foreign Ministry has proposed to close the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg


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In response to the closure of the Russian Consulate General in Seattle of the foreign Ministry proposed to close the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg. The final decision will be taken by President Vladimir Putin, reports “Izvestia”.

Earlier, the US government has announced that deported 48 members of the Russian Embassy, 12 diplomats from the Russian mission to the UN and shut down the Consulate in Seattle.

Washington motivates its action of solidarity with Britain, accusing Moscow in the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.

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