Saturday, December 10, 2022

Donald Trump Expels 60 Russian Diplomats Over Spy Attack…Closes Consulate In Seattle 

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US President Donald Trump has expelled 60 Russian diplomats over British spy attack. The White House has reportedly also ordered the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle.Senior Trump administration officials said the expelled Russians include 12 spies who the US believes are working under diplomatic cover at Russia’s mission to the United Nations. They said the Seattle consulate is a counter-intelligence concern because of its proximity to a US Navy base.Officials added that the actions are being taken to send a message about the ‘unacceptably high’ number of Russian spies in the US and to respond to the attack in the UK. The expelled Russians will have seven days to leave the US. It marks one of the most significant actions taken by the Trump administration against Vladimir Putin.Photo Credit: Getty

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