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Ukrainian experts are ready to provide UK assistance in the investigation of the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, reports “Interfax”.
“The UK leads the investigation, of course, it will bring [to the end]. It is already known that the poisoning was due to the chemicals that have been developed in Russia. We stand in solidarity with the UK if you need our help — expert or another we are going to provide it”, — he stressed.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine also accused of poisoning Skripal Russia. “If it is proved — I am sure that will be — that Russia is behind this… What could Russia do? Only to intimidate. The world is not afraid of Russia”, — said the foreign Minister.
Also Klimkin speculate about the political future of Russia in his Twitter. “Traces of poisoning in the UK are in Russia. If this is proven, then Russia in the company of North Korea, Syria, and Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, which also used chemical weapons. We stand in solidarity with our allies and are willing to work together with them,” he wrote.
Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on a bench in the Park in the British city of Salisbury on the evening of 4 March. They were hospitalized, currently they are in a coma. Just poisoning suffered 21 persons, including police Sergeant nick Bailey, who first arrived on the scene.
On 12 March Prime Minister of Britain Theresa may said that Skripal and his daughter was poisoned with a substance “Beginner”, allegedly developed in the Soviet Union. On March 13, the President of the United States Donald trump has promised to support these allegations, if Russia’s fault will be proved.
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