Russia Expels US Deputy Ambassador

Russia | February 17, 2022, Thursday // 17:05|  views


Russia has expelled US Deputy Ambassador Bart Gorman, Russia Today reports. According to media sources, Washington is planning retaliation after Moscow expelled a senior US diplomat. According to TASS, citing a source from the US embassy in the Russian capital, Gorman was urged to leave the country immediately. It is unclear what motives Moscow has given for the expulsion.

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“Russia has fired Deputy Chief of Mission Bart Gorman. Gorman is the second senior official at the US embassy in Moscow after Ambassador John Sullivan and a key member of the embassy's top leadership,” diplomatic mission spokesman Jason Rebholz told RIA Novosti. According to him, Gorman had a valid visa and has been living in Russia for less than three years.


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