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The State Department could not explain the removal of flags from the Russian diplomatic missions

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State Department spokesman Heather Nauert could not explain why flags were removed from closed facilities of the Russian diplomatic property, reports RIA News.




Speaking at the briefing, Nauert ignored journalists ’questions about Russian flags. However, under pressure from the press, she still said that she had no information about the reasons for this situation with the state symbols of the Russian Federation.

I dont know,
she said.

Earlier, the State Department said that the United States considered legitimate the removal of flags from Russian consular facilities in the United States. In turn, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that such actions are unacceptable.

The State Department responded to the request of the agency, ready to return the flags to the Russian side.

We informed the Russian embassy that we are happy to return the flags to the possession of the Russian government when it is convenient,
said a department official.

Recall that the American authorities 11 October removed the Russian flags from the captured consular buildings in San Francisco and the trade mission in Washington. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the Russian side had already declared a “strong protest” to the US authorities.
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  1. The black
    The black 13 October 2017 09: 31
    +9
    You need to answer in a mirror, and not chew snot and listen to the explanation ...
    1. bouncyhunter
      bouncyhunter 13 October 2017 09: 36
      11
      Glory hi It is not necessary to respond to a greyhound with a greyhound, but give it to the snout.
      1. oldseaman1957
        oldseaman1957 13 October 2017 09: 40
        11
        Quote: bouncyhunter
        It is not necessary to respond to a greyhound with a greyhound, but give it to the snout.

        We love them too!
        1. Shura Perm
          Shura Perm 13 October 2017 09: 54
          0
          It is necessary for their embassies to simply chop off communications
      2. pvv113
        pvv113 13 October 2017 10: 37
        +2
        Insolence should not go unpunished
      3. LSA57
        LSA57 13 October 2017 12: 37
        12
        Quote: bouncyhunter
        It is not necessary to respond to a greyhound with a greyhound, but give it to the snout.

        Hi Pavel hi Already given. In Syria, we give them free walk, their mongrel systematically destroyed. Sanctions do not work, the geyropa groans from them, not us. On / in urkain also bummer after bummer. We don’t give Crimea, Donbass doesn’t surrender, Russia does not send troops.
        But they answer us in this way, like small dirty tricks. It's not us, they show their weakness. Unpleasant of course, but not fatal
        1. bouncyhunter
          bouncyhunter 13 October 2017 13: 41
          +2
          Hello, hello! hi Yes, these are petty meannesses. But the devil is in the details! am
          1. LSA57
            LSA57 13 October 2017 14: 33
            +8
            Quote: bouncyhunter
            But the devil is in the details!

            I agree. But this is so shallow ... Paul, this is all from powerlessness. Well, we won’t take off their flags smile For example, in Syria, it is necessary to make themselves removed and disappear. Then let's go shoot smile They are already calling for help. That will be the answer. And diplomats ... yes, the work of writing such notes laughing
      4. Monos
        Monos 13 October 2017 13: 23
        +4
        Quote: bouncyhunter
        Glory hi It is not necessary to respond to a greyhound with a greyhound, but give it to the snout.

        Pasha, hello! hi drinks
        This story reminds me of an episode from The Prisoner of the Caucasus. Like the Coward, they can’t do anything, so they snarl at the flag. smile
        1. bouncyhunter
          bouncyhunter 13 October 2017 13: 40
          +1
          My greeting to you, Vitya! hi drinks
          Quote: Monos
          Like the Coward, they can’t do anything, so they snarl at the flag

          But isn't that a shame for the Flag ??? soldier
          1. Monos
            Monos 13 October 2017 17: 08
            +7
            Quote: bouncyhunter
            But isn't that a shame for the Flag ???

            You see, my friend, America (in my opinion) is more and more immersed in virtual, imaginary reality. An aberration of consciousness occurs, in which virtual enemies are perceived as real; defeated symbol, equivalent to a defeated enemy; an invented threat is converted into a real phobia. They are sure that the rest of the world lives in a reality invented by them. They think that by removing the symbol of our State and people, they defeated the State itself and we either admit the “defeat”, or we will also begin a virtual struggle. But we then live in the real world, where abuse of a symbol means an insult and implies real response. When it arrives in their real "face", for them it will be unexpected and sobering. I am sure they will return the Flags in no place.
    2. svp67
      svp67 13 October 2017 09: 37
      +2
      Quote: Black
      You need to answer in a mirror, and not chew snot and listen to the explanation ...

      Mirror this HOW in this situation? There are NO objects of American property in our territory that are in a similar situation as ours ...
      1. Dangerous
        Dangerous 13 October 2017 09: 44
        +3
        Well, yes, that's why ours flows from head to toe. Except blabla they can’t do anything else. Well done Americans, they carry ours like kittens. Praised Lavrov with Zakharovry only with a serious expression on his face will say something about the unacceptability of partners, and the Americans will still laugh at it. Generally handsome!
        1. The black
          The black 13 October 2017 09: 49
          +5
          Quote: Dangerous
          Praised Lavrov with Zakharovry only with a serious expression on his face I’ll say something about the unacceptability of partners, and the Americans will still laugh at it. Generally handsome!

          Zakharova is definitely not here wink
          1. Dangerous
            Dangerous 13 October 2017 09: 58
            +4
            Hk of course, her destiny is only to show new dresses and perform dances. And where is the result of the work, why do they admit such disrespect to their country and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular? A decisive protest stated that the crap ** is easy !!
            1. The black
              The black 13 October 2017 10: 01
              +2
              Quote: Dangerous
              And where is the result of the work, why do they admit such disrespect to their country and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular?

              Her job is to say what they say smile.... decision-making does not fall within its competence wink
              1. notingem
                notingem 13 October 2017 10: 35
                +2
                Type psaki chtol
                1. LSA57
                  LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 40
                  +7
                  Quote: notingem
                  Type psaki chtol

                  no, she must take the rouge and guard the embassies and ambassadors laughing . do you even know her position and responsibilities?
                  1. notingem
                    notingem 13 October 2017 12: 14
                    0
                    Enlighten the boyar of the slaves of the dumb illiterate. Do mercy
            2. LSA57
              LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 25
              +6
              Quote: Dangerous
              And where is the result of the work, why do they admit such disrespect to their country and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular? A decisive protest stated that the crap ** is easy !!

              specifically what should she do ?????????
            3. weksha50
              weksha50 13 October 2017 21: 53
              0
              Quote: Dangerous
              And where is the result of the work, why do they admit such disrespect to their country and to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in particular? A decisive protest stated that the crap ** is easy !!


              Um ... Well, in general, Zakharova is guilty of taking away property from us in the USA and removing flags ... And Lavrov too ....
              What else are they guilty of? Maybe - take and shoot ???
              And in their place - put such as Kozyrev, Shevarnadze?
        2. LSA57
          LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 12
          +6
          Quote: Dangerous
          Praised Lavrov with Zakharovry only with a serious expression on his face something about the unacceptability of partners I’ll say

          I imagine a picture of how Lavrov and Zakharova climb the roof of the diplomatic mission of Sash and take off their flag there. and GDP from below directs.
          your suggestion what they need to do, otherwise it's a blablab for rating
          1. notingem
            notingem 13 October 2017 10: 38
            +1
            Sentence ? Work ahead of schedule i.e. fulfill their duties
            1. LSA57
              LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 48
              +7
              Quote: notingem
              ? Work ahead of the curve

              how is it ahead of schedule? what is ahead rudeness?
              what do you know about their job responsibilities? Do they include climbing roofs of diplomatic missions and removing flags?
              1. Dangerous
                Dangerous 13 October 2017 11: 00
                +2
                What does the job, the record stuck ??? The director of the enterprise, what, should personally stand behind all the machines and personally produce products? He is a leader and makes products in demand and the company has a good reputation. And here too - Minister Lavrov! And he must, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, not allow such things, and if he did, then make sure that this does not happen again. And they do what they want with our Foreign Ministry.
                1. LSA57
                  LSA57 13 October 2017 11: 11
                  +7
                  Quote: Dangerous
                  And here too - Minister Lavrov! And he and the Foreign Ministry should not allow such things

                  I ask again, how should Lavrov not allow? for example, the expulsion of diplomats? or the last case, guard the flags?
              2. notingem
                notingem 13 October 2017 11: 40
                +1
                how is it ahead of schedule? what is ahead rudeness?
                what do you know about their job responsibilities? Do they include climbing roofs of diplomatic missions and removing flags?

                Then wipe yourself and wait for the next spit. And then they got hysterical
          2. Dangerous
            Dangerous 13 October 2017 10: 49
            +3
            And you apparently flow around with them? They have a job, understand? Do not wag your tongue, but do it. But there are no actions, one idle talk. I am not a minister and I don’t work in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I am doing my job, and they must do their job. And their work is covered daily in the media, and there is nothing but jokes and concerns, and the Americans are doing what they want, because our Foreign Ministry allows it to behave like that. Well, if you approve and support this, then ... although in general the drum that you support there wassat
            1. rudolff
              rudolff 13 October 2017 11: 17
              +6
              You are not quite right. The Foreign Ministry is doing everything it can and personally for Lavrov it would not have rusted. The problem is that all these retaliatory measures are under Putin's control, and he just does not give the go-ahead. As it was in December, when Lavrov proposed to immediately send 35 Americans and seize their diplomatic property. Putin refused and invited the children of American diplomats to a Christmas tree in the Kremlin. Now something like that. So all questions to the president. I sometimes feel sorry for Lavrov. I won’t be surprised if after all these KhPPs he resigns. Not foreign policy, but xs what.
            2. LSA57
              LSA57 13 October 2017 11: 21
              +7
              Quote: Dangerous
              And you apparently flow around with them?

              and you do not streamline? hid in the house? laughing blabla covered with an umbrella? laughing
              Quote: Dangerous
              But there are no actions, one chatter

              Zakharova’s position
              "Russian diplomat, director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation)"
              what can she do?
              Quote: Dangerous
              And their work is covered daily in the media,

              this is the work of M. Zakharova
              Quote: Dangerous
              while the Americans are doing what they want,

              your suggestion how to stop them? how can Lavrov, for example, prohibit them from expelling our diplomats? how can he forbid breaking into niches of a building on the territory of sash ?. how can he forbid them to take off our flags? declare war?
              Quote: Dangerous
              because our Foreign Ministry allows us to behave this way.

              he has huge powers to ban rudeness trump and the State Department laughing
      2. The black
        The black 13 October 2017 09: 48
        +4
        Quote: svp67
        Mirror this HOW in this situation? There are NO objects of American property in our territory that are in a similar situation as ours ...

        why not? The residence of the US ambassador at Spaso House, for example, a summer residence in Serebryany Bor, Anglo-American schools in Moscow and St. Petersburg ...
        1. svp67
          svp67 13 October 2017 10: 04
          +4
          Quote: Black
          The residence of the US ambassador at Spaso House, for example, a summer residence in Serebryany Bor,

          And there are THEM flags now? No way. They themselves took them in advance. Well, I think that in children we will definitely not come off.
          So, what is MIRROR right now is to get them to return these flags themselves IN PLACE
      3. vikmar64
        vikmar64 13 October 2017 12: 29
        +1
        How to answer? But like this:
        Stop all contacts through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State Department before the flags are returned to the place with an apology, in writing and in the media sphere, for the arranged debauch. Because otherwise such behavior at the state level cannot be regarded.
    3. NEXUS
      NEXUS 13 October 2017 09: 52
      +5
      Quote: Black
      You need to answer in a mirror, and not chew snot and listen to the explanation ...

      All this is done under our elections, in the hope that the GDP will go away. And it’s never too late to answer, and the big question is how it will be more painful, immediately or a little later and at the most uncomfortable moment for mattresses.
      1. LSA57
        LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 14
        +7
        Quote: NEXUS
        immediately or a little while later and at the most uncomfortable moment for mattresses.

        Asians say revenge must be cold
    4. siberalt
      siberalt 13 October 2017 10: 06
      +1
      Just do not respond to rudeness with rudeness, but hooliganism with hooliganism. We are polite people and there are other ways to punish boors.
      1. Dangerous
        Dangerous 13 October 2017 10: 55
        +2
        Then our people do everything right - politely and neatly say that doing so is not good. The brilliance of diplomacy! Yes, just do not answer with anything or are afraid. They wrote right here that with this gesture the Americans humiliated the honor of the country. With the flag, our soldiers in all wars went on the attack and cherished it like the apple of an eye, and here they ripped off the state flag, in full view of the whole world, and our fie, even talking disgusted about them. Humiliated and insulted, lowered below the plinth, frankly spat on all of us and the country. And those who, in theory, on the diplomatic front should protect us, only wiped themselves out in silence. Disgrace
        1. LSA57
          LSA57 13 October 2017 11: 24
          +5
          Quote: Dangerous
          Yes, nothing to answer

          THAN????? go down to their level ???? specifics is ?????? Well, at least about what our Foreign Ministry can answer ????
    5. LSA57
      LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 08
      +5
      Quote: Black
      You need to answer in a mirror

      go down to their level? so we’ll get to the point that we’ll start bombing everyone in a row
      1. notingem
        notingem 13 October 2017 10: 43
        +2
        Then there’s nothing to go about insulting us
        1. LSA57
          LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 49
          +6
          Quote: notingem
          Then there’s nothing to go about insulting us

          yes you gundosit. they work
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      2. Dangerous
        Dangerous 13 October 2017 11: 03
        +3
        So they didn’t bomb us, but simply humiliated us with their searches and flag. By the way, about the "bombed". Well shot down our SU-24, and what in return? Six months ban tomatoes and friendship again!
        1. LSA57
          LSA57 13 October 2017 11: 26
          +5
          Quote: Dangerous
          Six months ban tomatoes and friendship again!

          Yes, how do you know everything ???? GDP reported to you ??? But the fact that Erdogashav became tame doesn’t tell you anything? that he began to send sash to you a little ?????????
          1. notingem
            notingem 13 October 2017 11: 56
            +1
            Run to the cash register. Get a bonus. Fulfilled
            1. LSA57
              LSA57 13 October 2017 12: 21
              +5
              Quote: notingem
              Run to the cash register. Get a bonus. Fulfilled

              I'm on retirement. laughing
              rzhunemagu laughing typical liberalistic thinking, who disagrees with me, who has a different opinion, that agent is the CIA, Mossad, Mi-6 and many others laughing they always have it when there are no arguments, and "pride" does not allow their wrong.
              1. notingem
                notingem 13 October 2017 12: 26
                0
                Mania of greatness chtoli. Ish you my opinion
                1. LSA57
                  LSA57 13 October 2017 13: 30
                  +5
                  Quote: notingem
                  Ish you my opinion

                  That's it, SMOE! Well, since you don’t have your own, I feel sorry for you recourse recourse recourse
                  1. notingem
                    notingem 13 October 2017 18: 34
                    0
                    Pity yourself.
          2. Dangerous
            Dangerous 13 October 2017 12: 46
            0
            In what place did he become tame? The fact that two days ago in public at a reception at a pig about the illegal annexation of Crimea said?
            1. LSA57
              LSA57 13 October 2017 13: 29
              +5
              Quote: Dangerous
              In what place did he become tame? The fact that two days ago in public at a reception at a pig about the illegal annexation of Crimea said?

              but nothing that he openly yawned and fell asleep under parashkin’s delirium?))))) about Crimea these are the rules of the game. no one recognized and does not recognize, and this does not mean anything. but says that the ships from the Crimea are unloaded in Turkey and kaklov infuriates
              1. notingem
                notingem 14 October 2017 08: 02
                +1
                Like the latest news.

                Ships that will sail to our country from the Crimea will not be given permission to enter our ports. The ban imposed applies to ships under any flag.

                Fine. Now you can take care
    6. serkhan
      serkhan 13 October 2017 10: 25
      +2
      a no brainer that the removal of flags is a gobble provocation, and I am glad that in the Russian government not stupid people sit and do not sink so low as to answer in a mirror.
      1. LSA57
        LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 54
        +6
        Quote: serkhan
        a no brainer that the removal of flags is a gobble provocation, and I am glad that in the Russian government not stupid people sit and do not sink so low as to answer in a mirror.

        but in VO oh how many "couch" foreign ministers were found. solid blublabla and no specifics. only "mirror" and Lavrov do not do anything with Zakharova. what should they "do in the mirror? everywhere to shoot US flags?
        1. Dangerous
          Dangerous 13 October 2017 11: 10
          +2
          PPC ... well, you can’t think so primitively! laughing Well, you can logically think that this is not the first provocation of the Americans, and then everything is bolder and bolder. And that after the start of all this mess with real estate and consulates, it was necessary to give a proper answer. Which one? And such that these very provocations stop! In the Foreign Ministry, people are smarter and much more experienced than us in these matters to come up with this very answer. But there was no answer from our side, as a result, our flags are already being torn down, and all our concerns are voiced. And this means that next time the Americans will behave even more impudently. And all because they don’t put us in anything, because ours are not capable of action.
    7. Skif83
      Skif83 14 October 2017 09: 42
      0
      That's right, to demolish a building with the address: Bolshoi Devyatinsky Lane, d. No. 8, Moscow ...
      Well, the building is obsolete, the infection has been divorced there, spreading throughout Russia, subject to demolition!
  2. svp67
    svp67 13 October 2017 09: 35
    +5
    I do not know,she said.
    It’s strange that it’s not: “Oh, what are you doing?”
    1. LSA57
      LSA57 13 October 2017 10: 15
      +7
      Quote: svp67
      It’s strange that it’s not: “Oh, what are you doing?”

      or "Tyuyuyuyu, what trifles"
  3. Same lech
    Same lech 13 October 2017 09: 36
    +3
    We informed the Russian embassy that we are happy to return the flags to the possession of the Russian government when it is convenient,


    Comedians ... the flags were removed from our territory and they give us a pier they are glad to return ... what impudence.
    In the Kremlin, as always, they express regrets and hopes ... they can be beaten in the face with American cowards ... apparently they feel pleasure from it ... BDSM.
    1. Dangerous
      Dangerous 13 October 2017 09: 46
      +3
      Comedians are our Foreign Ministry with the Moscow Region, who respond to outright lawlessness with only subtle jokes. Either our gut is thin (which is unlikely), or it is really so tied up in their banks and money that they are afraid to vote against the owners
  4. andrewkor
    andrewkor 13 October 2017 09: 36
    0
    Russian unacceptable protests and statements strongly resemble Chinese N-th "serious" warnings to Americans during the Vietnam War, when the latter violated the airspace of China!
    1. SmokeR 47RU
      SmokeR 47RU 13 October 2017 09: 48
      0
      After ... We put them C-75 and .....
  5. Litvinov
    Litvinov 13 October 2017 09: 39
    +2
    The answer should be instant and such that the teeth break. Only such an attitude is understood by the Americans.
  6. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 13 October 2017 09: 40
    +2
    I do not know

    So they try to dictate their terms and rule the world - “we don’t know, but we are sure,” “we don’t intend to give evidence, and so everything is clear,” “read Facebook,” etc., etc. Quite a landmark lost unfinished "exceptional."
    1. bouncyhunter
      bouncyhunter 13 October 2017 09: 43
      +2
      Gene, hello! hi
      Quote: rotmistr60
      Quite a landmark lost unfinished "exceptional."

      This is all from the permissiveness generated by impunity.
      1. rotmistr60
        rotmistr60 13 October 2017 09: 46
        +2
        Hey. Pasha hi By the way, Ukraine was accustomed to this. That of permissiveness and impunity has already swollen.
        1. bouncyhunter
          bouncyhunter 13 October 2017 09: 48
          +1
          We are all waiting for both to burst, and they all shift the deadlines to the right ...
    2. Dangerous
      Dangerous 13 October 2017 09: 47
      0
      But aren't they exceptional? They are well done by the way, they twist ours into yuhu, they show strength. And ours cannot or are so afraid. Handsome men!
  7. volodya
    volodya 13 October 2017 09: 43
    +2
    With flags everything is very simple! It is necessary to answer, and the harder the better, otherwise they will be impudent!
  8. raid14
    raid14 13 October 2017 09: 54
    +2
    Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the Russian side has already declared "strong protest" to the US authorities.

    Baby babble chesslovo.
    You are no longer my girlfriend
    You are no longer my friend!
    Do not play my toys and do not write in my pot!
    It remains to announce a boycott.
  9. oldzek
    oldzek 13 October 2017 10: 15
    0
    poor thing. He doesn’t know why the flags were removed. I really didn’t take an interest in social networks. The State Department receives all the news from there. Or their computers are turned off.
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  11. Snail N9
    Snail N9 13 October 2017 10: 18
    +1
    I don’t understand why the idle US consulates in Russia are still not closed.
  12. bratchanin3
    bratchanin3 13 October 2017 10: 30
    +2
    If the leadership of Russia respected the dignity of our state, then there would be a recall of the ambassador or an end to diplomatic relations.
  13. Vard
    Vard 13 October 2017 10: 40
    +1
    Yes, they just pulled flags for souvenirs ...
  14. Nemesis
    Nemesis 13 October 2017 10: 53
    +1
    Remove all US flags in the Russian Federation and answer them the same ....
  15. Will
    Will 13 October 2017 10: 58
    0
    “I won’t eat it, I’ll bite it like that.” It seems that Ukraine and the United States have long been confused, but they hid hard. winked
  16. Dwarf with nose
    Dwarf with nose 13 October 2017 11: 28
    +2
    Quote: bratchanin3
    If the leadership of Russia respected the dignity of our state, then there would be a recall of the ambassador or an end to diplomatic relations.

    Yes, if only for koby, they know how to rob their people and hang noodles from the TV set. How often do they poke us in shit, and ours can only ban tomatoes and chicken legs wassat
  17. assa67
    assa67 13 October 2017 11: 32
    +4
    Quote: The same LYOKHA
    We informed the Russian embassy that we are happy to return the flags to the possession of the Russian government when it is convenient,

    note that they will not be returned to the flagpoles over Russian property, but to the government .... will the GDP springboard be handed over at the meeting? ... it is necessary to close their representations in Siberia .. and they do what they want there .. and limit the radius of movement of diplomats from embassies ..have been limited
  18. K-50
    K-50 13 October 2017 11: 49
    +1
    The State Department could not explain the removal of flags from the Russian diplomatic missions

    It’s just that we lost these shores and don’t know what else to “pinch” Russia with. This will continue until the horn is received. yes
  19. Kerensky
    Kerensky 13 October 2017 12: 10
    +2
    Where is everyone? Where are all those people (citizens of Russia and not only) who are in the USA? Those who carry flowers to embassies and light candles in the days of tragedies. Where thousands of Russian students "exchange", specialists "contracted". Where are the immigrants longing for "birches"?
    What are the names of those officers who were entrusted with the protection of the buildings? And who, even after receiving orders to depart, left the flags?
  20. earloop
    earloop 13 October 2017 20: 07
    0
    The removal of the state flag from the diplomatic mission by foreign citizens is an act of aggression. And the aggressor should be "awarded", of course, not with encouragement, but with table salt in a soft place from a caliber gun, from about the 7th to the 10th .. I think gunsmiths would enthusiastically execute a similar order for such a gun for the Foreign Ministry. And for emergency self-help to an attacker, install a water barrel nearby.
  21. APASUS
    APASUS 15 October 2017 00: 03
    0
    Do they have such a wind with the USA?
    And as soon as they don’t like him, he takes everything away ................. Jen Psaki is simply a Plutarch in comparison with modern figures from the US Foreign Ministry! I already thought that it’s impossible to move to the bottom after Psaki, but everyone is knocking and knocking at the bottom !!!