MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Russia has already launched lawsuits against US for illegal seizure of Russian departmenti. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in interview to TV channel Euronews.
“Of course, it is sad that with trump for more than a year of his presidency, the relationship was not improved compared to what it was in the period of the democratic administration, – said the head of Russian diplomacy. Even somewhat worse.”
“I mean, of course, weaning, raider seizure of our diplomatic property, which is contrary not only to the Vienna conventions, and principles that underpin the American Constitution and society: private property is sacred, he explained. – This provision was violated, and we’re launching right now, as I said, lawsuits in the United States.”
2 September 2017, the U.S. government closed the Consulate General of Russia in San Francisco, a trade delegation in Washington and his office in new York, which Moscow had rented. 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.
September 5 at a press conference in the Chinese Xiamen at the end of the BRICS summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation to appeal to the U.S. Supreme court regarding the withdrawal of Russian departmenti.