SOCHI, October 12. /TASS/. The actions of the US with departmentu of the Russian Federation in San Francisco are hostile and aimed at undermining bilateral relations. This opinion was expressed to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“Of course, this is hostile action, a hostile going to further undermine our already residing in a sad state relations. President Putin, in this case, no doubt, will do what is in the interests of the Russian Federation,” Peskov said when asked to comment on the situation with the Russian property in San Francisco.
October 11, U.S. authorities have removed the Russian flags on buildings of the Consulate General in San Francisco and sales offices in Washington. As reported by the Russian Embassy in the United States, the American side was expressed a strong protest, Moscow demanded the immediate return of the flags in place. Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin on October 12 asked the Vice-speaker Alexander Zhukov is responsible for the interaction with the Parliament of the United States, to study the question of the possible reaction chamber for the removal of flags from the buildings of the Consulate General and the trade mission.