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Washington believes the incident with the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal in UK “outrageous, irresponsible and indiscriminate lawlessness.” This was at the briefing said the representative of the White house Sarah Sanders, reports NBC News.
However, she refused to name the suspects in this incident, from offering U.S. assistance in the investigation. “Now we together with our main ally great Britain. They continue to investigate the incident. We will work together with the UK, we support what she does. We are ready to assist them,” explained Sanders.
Earlier on March 12, British Prime Minister Theresa may said that Skripal and his daughter Julia was poisoned nervously-paralytic substance from the group of combat gases called “Beginner”, allegedly developed in the Soviet Union. She demanded to provide all the materials Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons, otherwise the politician threatened to equate the situation “the use of unlawful force by the Russian government against the United Kingdom”.
The Russian leadership believes that the incident with Skripal is not the issue on the agenda of Moscow. “You will be examined there, and then we are going to discuss it”, — commented on this subject by President Vladimir Putin.
On the evening of 4 March, 66-year-old Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on a bench in the Park in Salisbury. They were poisoned with nerve substance and fell into a coma while in the hospital. Just poisoning suffered 21 persons, including police Sergeant nick Bailey, who first arrived on the scene.
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