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The head of the British foreign Ministry Boris Johnson said that the United Kingdom has evidence of Russian involvement in the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, RIA Novosti reported.
According to him, “the evidence that it was Russia mind-boggling.” Johnson added that the involvement of Moscow also confirms the selection of nerve agents, manufactured in the USSR. According to him, the attackers chose it to show that it was Russia.
At the same time, the British politician did not specify what exactly “comprehensive evidence” has London.
14 March, Prime Minister Theresa may has formally accused Russia of trying to murder a former employee of the GRU, Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.
Krme she announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats and 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.
The Russian foreign Ministry said that interpret the words of the Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may on the measures of “punishment” of Moscow as an unprecedented grave provocation that undermines the foundations of normal inter-state dialogue, and also promised a quick response.
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