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USA: Blacksmith breaks lock to Russian consular residence in San Fran after deadline expires01:44

USA: Blacksmith breaks lock to Russian consular residence in San Fran after deadline expires

United States, San Francisco
October 2, 2017 at 17:30 GMT -00:00 · Published

A blacksmith broke the lock to the consular residence of the Russian Federation in San Francisco on Monday, as the October 1 deadline for vacating the residence expired. The procedure was carried out behind the cover of a large tarpaulin at the behest of the US state.

Russian diplomats were allowed to remain in the premises until October 1, following the announcement on September 1 by the US State Department of the closure of the Russian consular residence in San Francisco, as well as a consular annex in New York City and a a chancery annex in Washington DC. The decision was made in retaliation to Moscow’s decision to reduce US diplomatic staff numbers in Russia following additional US sanctions.

Un herrero rompió la cerradura de la residencia consular de la Federación Rusa en San Francisco el lunes, debido a que el 1 de octubre era la fecha límite para desalojar la residencia. El procedimiento se llevó a cabo detrás de la cubierta de una lona grande a petición del estado de los EE.UU.

Se permitió a los diplomáticos rusos permanecer en el edificio hasta el 1 de octubre, tras recibir el anuncio del 1 de septiembre emitido por el Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos acerca del cierre de la residencia consular rusa en San Francisco, así como un anexo consular en la ciudad de Nueva York y un anexo de la cancillería en Washington DC. La decisión se tomó en represalia a la decisión de Moscú de reducir el número de funcionarios diplomáticos estadounidenses en Rusia tras las sanciones adicionales de Estados Unidos.

USA: Blacksmith breaks lock to Russian consular residence in San Fran after deadline expires01:44
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A blacksmith broke the lock to the consular residence of the Russian Federation in San Francisco on Monday, as the October 1 deadline for vacating the residence expired. The procedure was carried out behind the cover of a large tarpaulin at the behest of the US state.

Russian diplomats were allowed to remain in the premises until October 1, following the announcement on September 1 by the US State Department of the closure of the Russian consular residence in San Francisco, as well as a consular annex in New York City and a a chancery annex in Washington DC. The decision was made in retaliation to Moscow’s decision to reduce US diplomatic staff numbers in Russia following additional US sanctions.

Un herrero rompió la cerradura de la residencia consular de la Federación Rusa en San Francisco el lunes, debido a que el 1 de octubre era la fecha límite para desalojar la residencia. El procedimiento se llevó a cabo detrás de la cubierta de una lona grande a petición del estado de los EE.UU.

Se permitió a los diplomáticos rusos permanecer en el edificio hasta el 1 de octubre, tras recibir el anuncio del 1 de septiembre emitido por el Departamento de Estado de Estados Unidos acerca del cierre de la residencia consular rusa en San Francisco, así como un anexo consular en la ciudad de Nueva York y un anexo de la cancillería en Washington DC. La decisión se tomó en represalia a la decisión de Moscú de reducir el número de funcionarios diplomáticos estadounidenses en Rusia tras las sanciones adicionales de Estados Unidos.

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