Russia And U.S. To Talk About Russian Compounds Closed With The Aid Of U.S. Authorities : The 2-Way : Npr

Russia And U.S. To Discuss Russian Compounds Closed By U.S.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov described the seizure as “robbery in broad daylight,” according to the state-run TASS news agency.
The compound issue “is expected to dominate” the discussion between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Thomas Shannon, according to Tass.
AuthoritiesEnlarge this image toggle caption Alexander F. Yuan/AP Alexander F. Yuan/APU.S. and Russian diplomats are planning to meet Monday to discuss two Russian diplomatic compounds that U.S. authorities seized in December because they were allegedly being used for intelligence activities.
At the time, “the Kremlin refrained from retaliating in the hope relations with the Trump administration would improve,” NPR’s Lucian Kim reports from Moscow.

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