Russia requires removal of restrictions from a number of diplomats in exchange for the issuance of a visa to the US Deputy Secretary of State on the political issues of Victoria Nuland, which is black lists of Russian authorities, for a trip to Moscow. About the assigned condition writes “Kommersant”.
According to the publication, Moscow requires that the United States, in particular, issued permission to enter the specialist of the Department of Nonproliferation and Control of Arms of the Russian Foreign Ministry Konstantin Vorontsov. Since the fall of 2019, he cannot receive an American visa.
In addition to Vorontsova, American visas did not receive a few more Russian diplomats, representatives of Roskosmos and the Ministry of Defense.
Earlier, the Russian ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said that the nuland had not yet issued a visa to travel to Russia. The newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to diplomatic sources noted that Russia and the United States coordinate the possibility of her visit to Moscow. The trip may take place, even though it is in black lists of the Russian authorities – it is prohibited by entry into the territory of the Russian Federation.