White & Case will represent the interests of the Russian Federation in a dispute around departmenti

BATNA, October 10. /TASS/. The legal Advisor is White & Case will represent Russia in the dispute around the Russian departmenti. About it has informed journalists on Tuesday the head of Ministry of justice Alexander Konovalov.

“It is the competence of the foreign Ministry. Our interests are represented by White and Case, they have a long history, they helped Russia in representing the interests of the Yukos case,” he said.

Earlier it was reported that Moscow is preparing a lawsuit to the United States on the situation around the Russian departmenti.

September 2, the U.S. government closed the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco trade representation in Washington and its branch in new York, which Moscow leases. The first two objects owned by the state and Russia have diplomatic immunity. Moscow has described the Russian capture of departmenet as an openly hostile act and urged the U.S. government to immediately return these objects.