Issuance of visas in the South American Embassy and consideration of new applications were suspended on March 19. This was due to the requirements of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry on reducing state of the U.S. Embassy in Minsk.
Under pressure Belarusian authorities Belarus countryside for the last Wednesday and Thursday left nearly half of the U.S. Embassy officials. Now there are 17 diplomats, as much as the Belarusian Embassy in Washington.
Tags: united states embassy