Boris Johnsonphoto: Toby Melville / Reuters
Britain has no claims to the population of Russia. This was stated on Friday, March 16, head of the British foreign office, Boris Johnson, reports Reuters.
“We have nothing against the Russians themselves. Russophobia because of what is happening [in connection with the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal] will not” — he said. According to the head of the foreign Ministry, the differences from London are available with the Kremlin.
On 15 March, the UK, France, Germany and the United States issued a joint statement in which they formally accused Russia of trying to kill Skripal. A day earlier, British Prime Minister Theresa may announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats 23.
A former spy and his daughter was found unconscious outside the British Salisbury in early March. They were poisoned with nerve agent and is currently in a coma. London believes that the attempt is Moscow, because Skripal 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. Moscow promised to retaliate, and a strong pressure on the UK.
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