The Americans do not stop trying to persuade Russian diplomats to treason. Told about it Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the USA Anatoly Antonov.
According to Antonov, employees of the Russian diplomatic mission in the United States are constantly intimidated, and the situation there is very tense in this respect, so that Russian diplomats are now having a very difficult time.
“The situation around our foreign missions in the United States is tense. Our employees continue to be threatened. So-called invitations to cooperate with the special services are received on the phones, they offer to betray the Motherland and go over to the side of “democratic America.” And, of course, the American special services make approaches to Russian diplomats “, – said Antonov on the TV channel “Russia 24”.
Earlier, Vladimir Yermakov, head of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control of the Russian Foreign Ministry, called relations between Washington and Moscow “winter”, and they need time to “ripen”. That is why dialogue between the two countries is not yet possible.