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    A spokesman from the Russian embassy says that Russian diplomatic mission in the United States is not going to reduce the scale of consular services after the shutdown of the country's Consulate in San Francisco.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The Russian diplomatic missions in the United States have no plans to reduce the scale and intensity of consular services after Russia closes down its Consulate General in San Francisco, Nikolay Lakhonin, a spokesman from the Russian embassy, said.

    "Within the framework of the unfriendly actions by US authoriteis that resulted in closure of the largest Russia's Consulate General in the United States we want to attract attention to the fact that other Russian consular missions have no plans to reduce the intensity of activities to provide consular services," Lakhonin said in a Sunday statement.

    The diplomat added that Russian citizens could receive further information on the issue on the embassy's Facebook page.

    US Closes Russian Consulate General in San Francisco, Entities in NYC and Washington (42)


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