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Moscow expects London more than 40 Russian citizens accused of committing crimes. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in “60 minutes” on TV channel “Russia 1”, RIA Novosti reported.
According to the diplomat, some of them are serial killers. “And these people not only are not given to Russia for many years, these people have been granted refugee status, was granted asylum full patronage of London, a complete package of protection, the social sphere”, — said Zakharov.
The official representative of foreign Ministry said that security and military London and Moscow do not contact “for a long time”.
Earlier, on 14 March, Prime Minister Theresa may announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats. She has formally accused Moscow of attempted murder of a former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, and also announced the suspension of all bilateral contacts with Russia.
Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on the street in early March. They were poisoned with nerve agent. They were hospitalized, currently they are in a coma.
London believes that the attempt is Moscow, as a former spy and his daughter was poisoned with a substance that is believed to be the British government, was developed Russia. The Russian leadership denies all allegations.
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