Already furious over Washington’s “unprecedented aggressive action,“ at the Russian consulate in San Francisco, Moscow has responded with an official statement calling the “occupation” of diplomatic properties in the US a “blunt act of hostility.”
As a reminder, Russian diplomats were denied access to the trade mission building despite it being owned by Russia and protected by diplomatic immunity.
The ministry called the planned ‘illegal inspection’ of Russian diplomatic housing an ‘unprecedented aggressive action’, which could be used by the U. S. special services for ‘anti-Russian provocations’ by the way of ‘planting compromised items’
Searches of the Russian premises began on Saturday, after the US State Department ordered the foreign ministry on August 31 to vacate the premises by September 2.
This post was published at Zero Hedge on Sep 3, 2017.