Deputy of the state Duma hour been interviewed by the FBI at the airport in new York
An employee of the FBI hours was questioned at the airport of new York journalist and a Deputy of the state Duma of Inga Yumashev, who arrived at the forum " Dialogue of Fort-Ross ", which will take place on 6 October, said on Sunday correspondents, Russia's Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.
According to the head of the diplomatic mission, the Deputy was busted at the airport and Taken to a separate room where she was waiting for an employee of the FBI. According to his statement, Yumasheva asked " the absolute is incomprehensible, unclear and unacceptable questions ".
Antonov said that the story is about politics and Deputy of the state Duma, which in the last few years did a lot for the development and stabilization of Russian-American relations.
"I can't imagine if our proper service tied someone, Say, someone from the Senate or the lower house of Congress. For example, those of the senators who shouted that has not received a visa, or those who, having obtained a visa, arrived in the Russian Federation. Take them to a private room, would interview and then would be appropriate for the Commissioner made the initiative to drink coffee somewhere in the 1st of the closest restaurants Sheremetyevo ", - showed the diplomat.
The Russian Ambassador's residence in connection with the interrogation Yumasheva sent a note of protest to the state Department.
before the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Russia has not issued visas of the Russian delegation for participation in the 74 th session of the UN General Assembly in new York. Shortly before that, the Russian delegation was not given a us visa for a conference on the Treaty on comprehensive ban of nuclear tests (CTBT).
Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, rejected the contention of the U.S. Embassy that the story is about " a particular case ". She said that documents were filed in the timeframe specified by the American side.