Case Skypala: Britain against issuing visas to Russian diplomats

Дело Скипаля: Британия против выдачи виз российским дипломатам

Russian Embassy in Britain is currently almost emptyBritish Authorities refuse to issue visas to Russian diplomats, which a Russian diplomatic mission in the United Kingdom are unable to fill the places vacant after the spring removal. This was stated by the Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to RBC-Ukraine

“We can’t fill these jobs, because the UK refuses to issue visas to diplomats for coming to the United Kingdom,” – said the Russian Ambassador.

According to him, the Russian Embassy is currently almost empty, there is “dozens of employees”.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that more than 700 of the rich in the UK can have a problem with “investor visas” for London plans to cut the country influence of Russia, which is accused of organizing the poisoning of Julia and Sergey Skrobala.

In particular, London is going to be reviewed more than 3 million of investment visas issued to Russians and other foreigners since 2008. Citing sources, the publication said that the Russians can lose their visas if the government will find in them evidence of “serious financial irregularities”.

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