North Korea isn't the only country with whom the U.S.is engaging in tit-for-tat diplomacy.
Mindy Talamadge, a spokeswoman from the San Francisco Fire Department, said the department received a call about the smoke and sent a crew to investigate but determined the smoke was coming from the chimney.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Sunday that September 2, the day when the Russian Trade Representation building in Washington, DC, was searched by U.S. law enforcement agencies, was "a black day in the history of USA democracy".
The closures on both USA coasts marked perhaps the most drastic diplomatic measure by the United States against Russian Federation since 1986, near the end of the Cold War, when the nuclear-armed powers expelled dozens of each other's diplomats.
And the closures will not expel any further Russian personnel; they will be free to remain in the country, even if at different posts. The two are expected to meet at the UN General Assembly in NY next month.
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It said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson phoned his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, "to inform him that we had met their required reduction in size by their deadlines".
Meanwhile, Russia's foreign minister released a statement in which he "expressed his regret over the escalation of tensions in bilateral relations, which were not started by us".
Moreover, the spokesman for the Russian embassy in Washington, Nikolay Lakhonin, told reporters that the trade mission staff in the United States capital were blocked from accessing the building as of 14:00 local time on Saturday.
Earlier in the day, he said Moscow has yet to study the USA decision that came in late at night on Thursday to decide how to react. Moscow described the seizure of Russian diplomatic property in the United States as an openly hostile step and called on the USA authorities to return the diplomatic facilities immediately.
The State Department said it was taking the action in line with "the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians".
The move was a response to Russia's decision to expel hundreds of USA diplomats from the US embassy in Moscow. He also said Moscow would take over a summer villa used by USA embassy staff.