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Soviet chemist, Vil Mirzayanov, who is considered one of the founders of the family of toxic substances “Newbie”, I would like to apologize to former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, which, according to British authorities, was poisoned by this toxin. This scientist residing in the us state of new Jersey, told The Daily Beast.
“I’d tell him that I’m sorry that I participated in the development of these weapons,” admitted Mirzayanov.
According to him, during the development of the “Newbie” its creators were confident that substances produced solely for the protection of the Soviet Union. “None of the scientists did not anticipate that it will be used for terrorist purposes. It’s a military thing, it’s a weapon of mass destruction”, — said the chemist.
March 13, Mirzayanov was of the opinion that Skripal and his daughter in the event of saving lives can never fully recover from the effects of poisoning.
The assassination of former officer of the Russian military intelligence Skripal received in the UK asylum, provoked an international scandal. London has formally accused Moscow of involvement in the poisoning of the spy based on the fact that the crime scene was allegedly found traces of a substance family are “Beginner”, developed by Russia for military purposes.
Without waiting for the completion of the investigation and without consulting with the Russian side, the British government announced the expulsion from the United Kingdom 23 employees of the diplomatic mission of Russia, the decrease in the level of the country’s delegation at the world championship on football of 2018 and the withdrawal of the invitation to London the foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov.
Moscow denies all allegations and States that in no way involved in the incident with Skripal.
Any official information about the toxic substances of the family “Rookie” in open sources is missing, however, according to Vila Mirzayanov, one of its options can be accessed using the usual organophosphate compounds produced in chemical plants producing fertilizers or pesticides. This, as noted by the scientist, allows hidden to make chemical weapons in circumvention of the Convention about his ban. It is assumed that substances of the type “Newbie” 5-10 times more poisonous substances VX, which was poisoned by the brother of the leader of DPRK Kim Jong-UN.
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