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BREAKING: US shuts down Russian Consulate in San Francisco

BREAKING: US shuts down Russian Consulate in San Francisco

The United States has ordered that Russia shut down its Consulate in the major California city of San Francisco.

According to the US State Department:

“In the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians, we are requiring the Russian government to close its Consulate General in San Francisco, a chancery annex in Washington, DC, and a consular annex in New York City. These closures will need to be accomplished by September”.

Russia has stated that the move will cause great inconvenience to both Russian and US citizens.

During his final full month in office Barack Obama seized Russian diplomatic properties in the US in violation of the Vienna Convention. At the same time the Obama administration kicked out numerous Russian diplomats and their staff.

This summer, Russia ordered the US to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia by 755 people, thus achieving parity with Russian diplomats and staff in the US. The move was a delayed retaliation for Obama’s property seizures and diplomatic expulsions after Moscow came to the conclusion that the Trump administration was not going to be cooperative in addressing the issue.

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The move to close the Russian Consulate in San Francisco is therefore a new salvo in the diplomatic war with Russia begun during the lame duck period of the Presidency of Barack Obama, one which continues under the Trump administration.

 

 

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Aurelio Ferdinand
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Aurelio Ferdinand

One would have thought that Mr Trump had more intelligence than this, Mr Putin was right, doesn’t matter the presidents, the same system/policy is always at work; the world must know that it is the ”Zionist Faction” of the illuminati/international financier oligarchy who is causing all of the fall outs via the ”US Deep State,” also it is this faction that is behind the covert assassinations of Russian diplomats. The world will see Russia’s response soon.

Bessarabyn
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Bessarabyn

Yer damned right !
A most appropriate comment .
Merci !

Mishelkin
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Mishelkin

They trying to create the new Iron Curtain. Fashington is afraid that American people will know the truth and every step of American gov. just exposed them more and more

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

You nailed it. The Iron Curtain was pulled shut by the West and the term was coined by Winnie Churchill. The other term is ‘Pulling the wool over the eyes” of the captive slaves of the Western Tyranny.

Brian De Paolo
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Brian De Paolo

Whats next….arresting a Russian Tourist as a spy to sweeten things up….seriously…when has the US agreed to any treaty or diplomacy in the last 20 yrs…every treaty broken…every opportunity to destroy a minor player …taken…now this….and there not going to stop.

Mr. Costelol
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Mr. Costelol

They never honor treaties, unless they have to, they view most treaties are temporary hindrances.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

The Great Satan is treaty and agreement-incapable.

Isabella Jones
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Isabella Jones

In their entire 185 yr history as the “United States” and before, from when they invaded the Native Peoples land they have never once honoured a single treaty, nor ever treated anyone outside their small clique in any way honourable, decent, or reliable.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

United States!?! I always thought it was the Untied Snakes.

Isabella Jones
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Isabella Jones

Of course. Sorry – my mistake. 🙂

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

When I think of you… and then Daisy Adler, I realize that you are the adornment of this website forum. Thank you… for being.

Isabella Jones
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Isabella Jones

What a lovely thing to say – thank you very much Franz.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

The US does that all the time. Preferably in some vassalage so that not too many question are asked. The chosen victims/scapegoats are then extradited to the Great Satan.

Suzanne Giraud
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Suzanne Giraud

Remember who pulls their strings is ‘teflon-coated’ by their Kol Nidre: “Vows not be considered vows, commitments are not binding,…” That’s why one NEVER believes a zio-Khazar.

JNDillard
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JNDillard

Hmmm…So how many more Russian embassy personnel will be leaving the US? I suspect that is the number of US embassy personnel who will be saying goodbye to Russia before too long. This is on Trump’s watch; can’t blame it on anyone but him and nice boy Tillerson at State. If anyone wants to claim they are puppets or were duped, they are basically claiming that either the US no longer has a Presidency (it does) or that these people are powerless prisoners, which was Obama’s whine to his supporters.

7.62x54r
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7.62x54r

The US has no presidency. It is run by Wall Street and the Pentagon.

Simon
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Simon

To be fair the smart alec in the State Dept who sarcastically wrote the words ‘in the spirit of parity’ in their press release was technically right. Russia had 4 consulates to the US’s 3. They didn’t mention staff numbers/expel anyone – so Russia could choose to redeploy staff within the US, but more likely than not there will have to be reductions/redundancies. Which then brings up that parity issue again, if the Russian total number dips below 455. This is the real mistake the US just made – they accepted this idea of parity, they even used the word.… Read more »

Daisy Adler
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Daisy Adler

Russia should close down the US Consulates in St.Petersburg and Vladivostok. And why not the US Embassy in Moscow? It serves no purpose.

Shahna
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No… they have no need to.
The US has reduced the number of Russian staff in the US – and must therefore reduce the number of its own staff in Russia to the same total.

Terry Ross
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Terry Ross

Perfect countersanction. It is automatic in its its targetting of the US no matter how they reduce Russian consulate services.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

The perfect counter-sanction is a series of preemptive strikes on Israel and the USA.

André De Koning
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André De Koning

But too few people know about the American Zionists who abused their own people to get their way. The mentality of the Holocaust Industry (Norman Finkelstein) still rules and its secrecy in their movement is still respected, covered by accusations of anti-Semitism to silence those who object to their abuse.

Rastislav Veľká Morava
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Rastislav Veľká Morava

The USA picked their road to hell with these actions.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

“They have opened the Gates of Hell” – Saddam Hussein speaking of the USA from his US/CIA/Mossad prison cell in occupied Iraq during his Show Trial. NAILED IT!

Shahna
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“This summer, Russia ordered the US to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia
by 755 people, thus achieving parity with Russian diplomats and staff
in the US.”

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Actually, they didn’t. What they did was require that US reduces the number of its staff to the same number Russia has in the US. Which means…

…if Russia calls these folk home or relocates them to another country then …. the US once again has to reduce its staff in Russia. (Putin doesn’t even need to retaliate – the Americans have done it for him.)

Suzanne Giraud
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Suzanne Giraud

xoxoxo – or will the zios play dumb?

Shahna
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I’m sure Mr Lavrov will give them a gentle reminder.

siberiankitten
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siberiankitten

Russia now has two next moves: retaliaton to the sanctions, and to this stupid closure.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

Preemptive Nuclear strikes! Before the US does it. I am serious.

Suzanne Giraud
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Suzanne Giraud

NO, that is what the zios are salivating for. They won’t get it.

Terry Ross
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Terry Ross

As far as I remember, the US embassy staff in Russia were to return home by the first week of September (next week). Perhaps this move is an attempt to make the US seem like they are doing something when the inevitable headlines appear next week of the staff reaching US shores and perhaps doing the rounds of talk shows.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

What can one say but
Fuck the USA?

Suzanne Giraud
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Suzanne Giraud

What do they mean “by September” in this article? We’re here on the first of September… That is so uncivilised if they give no time to pack things – or was the day in September omitted in this article?

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

They are, of course, barbarians. Only their non-stop barrage of propaganda makes anyone think otherwise.

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

Can this be seen as an AntiSemitic act by the Drumpf Misadministration? Most of the people going back and forth to Russia are Khazar fake jews… but jews… in name at least.

Lisa Miller
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Lisa Miller

The Donald is turning out to be just another “red neck.” Why militarize the police? Think about it: that woman is too young for him with his temperment.

BobValdez
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BobValdez

Russia should close all of it’s Consulates, except for the Fashington Embassy, and cut their total Diplomatic staff to 30 max. Then, make the us embassy do the same in Russia. Watch that get up the state dept’s nose, big time.

Daisy Adler
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Daisy Adler

The address to Alexander II, Czar of all Russias, written by the greatest American writer Mark Twain, after his visit to Odessa and Crimea in 1867, to pay his respects to the Russian emperor for his support of the Union during the American Civil War: “America owes much to Russia; is indebted to her in many ways; and chiefly for her unwavering friendship in the season of her greatest need. That the same friendship may be hers in time to come, we confidently pray; that she is, and will be grateful to Russia, and to her Sovereign for it, we… Read more »

Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka

Credit where credit is due, Daisy. A very good and interesting post. I encourage you to step away from the Talmudic darkness more often.

mlnw
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mlnw

What the U.S. doesn’t realize is that over time, with America so hated, every American traveling abroad will be be traveling at risk.

Johndoe Doejohn
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Johndoe Doejohn

wow! the US is breaking diplomatic immunity on multiple counts! where is the uproar? seems the US has the whole world under its foot except a few brave nations fighting to stay sovereign. all diplomats of the world should be screaming in outrage at this latest action by the US. diplomatic immunity is sacred, by breaking Russian diplomatic immunity like this they are joining a very short list of rogue nations who have violated diplomatic immunity in the past.

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