Sergey Labrutto: Mikhail Voskresensky / RIA Novosti
Moscow has requested access to the case file of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, who was poisoned nervously-paralytic substance in the UK. This was stated on Tuesday, March 13, Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, reports “Interfax”.
According to the Minister, the British had sent a formal request for access to used stuff that is supposedly made in Russia. This is done in accordance with the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons. “We also demanded the same note to provide us with access to all the facts related to the investigation, given that one of the victims is Julia Skripal, a Russian citizen,” — said Lavrov.
The Minister pointed out that London “has received the unintelligible answer, which is that in these legitimate demands, we were denied.” In this regard, the Russian side will not reply to the ultimatum of the United Kingdom in this case, while the country will not meet its obligations under the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons.
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