In Deportation of 10 US diplomats from the US Embassy in Moscow proceeds the Russia. According to a statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry, the decision was announced to the US Deputy Chief of Mission in Russia, Bart Gorban.
Their diplomats USA should leave Russia by May 21. The Russian Foreign Ministry states that the subway This is the response to the hostile actions of the American side against a number of diplomats of the Russian embassy in Washington and the consul general of Russia in New York, whom they declared as unfounded persons.
The Russian Foreign Ministry assures through its announcement that The country will soon take further initiatives in response to US sanctions against Russia. At the same time, he recalls that the set of response measures in the latest wave of “illegal US anti-Russian sanctions” was announced by the State Department on April 16.
Earlier, Bart Gorman was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry. He told reporters on arrival that “I am here to meet with my Russian colleagues.”
According to the Athenian-Macedonian News Agency, he remained at the ministry for 15 minutes and left without making any statements.
Yesterday, Tuesday, April 20, the American ambassador to Russia, John Sullivan, announced that he was going to Washington for consultations and would return to Moscow in the coming weeks, before the meeting of Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.
Russian-American relations have soured since Biden’s interview, in which he called the Russian president a “murderer”, saying Moscow would “pay the price” for its interference in the 2020 US presidential election.
Following these statements, the Russian ambassador to the United States was summoned to Moscow for consultations, where he has been since March 21.
On April 15, President Biden signed a decree imposing sanctions on Russia, and on April 16, Moscow announced its response to US sanctions.