Upper house to demand recall of Moscow ambassador to U.S.

by Reuters
Saturday, 1 March 2014 15:55 GMT

MOSCOW, March 1 (Reuters) - Russia's upper house of parliament will ask President Vladimir Putin to recall Moscow's ambassador from the United States, the chamber's speaker said on Saturday.

Valentina Matviyenko, the head of the Federation Council, asked the Council's Committee on Foreign Affairs to draw up a proposal setting out the demands to Putin.