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Russia sends Notice of protest to U.S. over FBI questioning of MP

Last updated on October 6, 2019

Russian deputy Inga Yumasheva was questioned for an hour from the FBI upon arrival at New York; the Russian embassy said in a statement published.

On its FB page. It didn’t specify that the airport she came to.

“She had been asked to attend another area and also an FBI officer, who introduced himself started to question, for one hour…,” the embassy said, citing Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov.

“Additionally, she had been offered to match the FBI officer at another, casual setting, and to keep the dialogue,” said the ambassador.

U.S.-Russia fractures are strained by several problems in Syria to Ukraine in addition to allegations of Russian interference in U.S. politics, which Moscow denies.

Moscow is known as the U.S. move outrageous and also a breach of international obligations…

Yumasheva that had a visa had traveled to the United States to attend the Fort Ross Dialogue forum that occurs at California on Sunday, ” the embassy said. At the lower house of Russian parliament — called State Duma — she coordinates connections with all the U.S. Congress.

“The activities of the United States of America are yet another instance of a breach of its international obligations,” the State Duma’s press service said on Sunday.