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Moscow will give the UK a strong pressure in the case of the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, warned the Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko. He made the statement on air of TV channel “Russia 24” on Friday, March 16, reports “Interfax”.
“We will exert a powerful pressure on the British government on the merits. I am sure that we from this track will not release”, — he said.
Earlier the Russian foreign Ministry said that the actions of the London information and political show, and the statements of the British Prime Minister Theresa may about the involvement of the Russian side to the poisoning is a gross provocation that undermines the foundations of normal inter-state dialogue. It was also noted that Moscow will soon send the British diplomats in response to actions of the United Kingdom.
March 14, Mei announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats 23. It also formally accused Moscow of attempted murder of a former spy and his daughter, and announced the suspension of all bilateral contacts with Russia.
Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on the street in the British Salisbury early March. They were poisoned with nerve agent.
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