The United States did not issue visas to the delegation of the Russian defense Ministry
The delegation of the Russian General staff will not be able to participate in the event at the UN in the United States.
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The delegation of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces are unable to obtain a U.S. visa to participate in a joint briefing in the headquarters of the UN on the issue of missile defense, reports Rus.Media. It is reported by Interfax with reference to head of main Department of international military cooperation of the Ministry of defense of Russia, Alexander Emelyanov.
“To participate in this briefing was planned, the delegation of the General staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation under the leadership of Advisor to the chief of staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation Lieutenant General Andrey Tretyak. However, the local direction of the whole delegation of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces, including Lieutenant General Tretiak, entry visa into the United States not issued”, – he said.
It is noted that on Thursday, October 12, on the sidelines of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly passed a joint Chinese-Russian briefing on the issue of the deployment of a global missile defense system the United States.