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The UK has blocked the adoption in the Security Council Russia-proposed draft statement on the incident with the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal. This was stated on Wednesday at the permanent mission of Russia to the UN, reports TASS.
“Russia has proposed the UN security Council meeting on March 14, brief and fact draft statement of the Council for press, aims to call for the early implementation of a civilized investigation of resonant highincidence in the UK in accordance with existing standards organisations (OPCW), was in rough shape under political pretexts blocked by the representatives of this country”, — quotes Agency the words of the press Secretary of the permanent mission of Theodore Strzygowski.
He explained that the British delegation “was amended, distorting the meaning of the document, which was proposed to preserve the unity of the UN security Council on this issue.”
On March 14, the UK has formally accused Russia of violating the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons, the UN declared it at meeting of security Council of the world organization. The acting permanent representative of the British delegation said that Moscow “has not notified the programme for the development of nerve agents Novichok”.
March 14, Theresa may, speaking in Parliament on the subject of measures against Russia in connection with the poisoning in England, the former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, announced the demand to send from the UK, 23 Russian diplomat. In addition, she said that London is withdrawing its invitation to Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Also, the British government decided to reduce the level of delegation that will travel to Russia for the world Cup.
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