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Britain did not grant Russian diplomats access to the former intelligence officer, Sergei Skripal, poisoned at the beginning of March. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the statement by the representative of the Russian Embassy in London.
“We have requested consular access will Kripalu the same note, that his daughter. We received a refusal because the British side considers him as a British citizen,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
A former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, who received asylum in the United Kingdom in 2010, and his daughter on March 4, was found unconscious in Salisbury. According to the British side, at the crime scene were found traces of a substance family are “Beginner”, developed by Russia for military purposes.
Poisoning Skripal provoked an international scandal. London blamed the poisoning on Russia and sent 23 diplomats, Moscow responded by declaring persona non grata the same number of diplomats.
The investigation into the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia would take weeks, if not months, said Deputy counter-terrorism control of Scotland Yard Neil Basu.
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