The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia sent to the embassies of the US, UK and Canada protest notes after the buildings hung flags of the LGBT community. About this informed the head of the state Duma Commission on investigation of cases of interference in the Affairs outside of Russia Vasily Piskarev, said “RIA Novosti”.
According to the MP, the note States that the actions of diplomatic missions violated “the provisions of the Vienna Convention on diplomatic relations and national legislation of the Russian Federation”.
The first day of voting on amendments to the Constitution in Moscow the American Embassy hoisted the LGBT flag. Thus there is noted the day of the rainbow flag it was first used on June 25, 1978 for gay pride in San Francisco. Later to the American Embassy and joined the British, according to “Medusa”.
Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin flag is not visible, and promised that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation “will pay attention to this incident.”
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin commented that in the us diplomatic mission “showed something about who works there”.