WASHINGTON, 4 Oct. /TASS/. Embassy of Russia in Washington on Tuesday re-published on his page on Facebook video of how American officials October 2, penetrated into the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco.
Earlier the chief a press-services of US state Department Heather Nauert at the briefing that the security services in the last couple of days just “walked through” the territory of the Russian Consulate General in San Francisco and “looked around”. “In this regard, we would like to draw the attention of all (and, in particular, MS Nauert) to this video evidence, which clearly demonstrate that U.S. officials with hacking into our building,” said the Embassy. It also noted that the “inspection” lasted all night.
Nauert said that they were not hacked. According to her, we are talking about actions of employees of diplomatic security of the Department of state and its office of foreign missions.
The service has the status of a separate Federal law enforcement agencies in the United States, as a “force” unit of the Department. His tasks include ensuring the security of U.S. missions outside the U.S., as well as high-ranking foreign officials in the country.
Meanwhile, the Russian foreign Ministry expressed “a decisive protest against the new hostile action of the United States.” “We reserve the right to answer. The cornerstones of diplomacy have always been the principle of reciprocity,” said the Minister. “Accordingly means that the Americans, breaking into our overseas missions, has agreed to the possibility of similar treatment with their representative offices in Russia”, – underlined the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia.