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The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrew Babish said that the country was not made, was not synthesized and are not stored substance of the Novice class, which in the UK, presumably, was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia. About it reports Russian service of “Radio Prague” on Monday, may 7.
Babish made his statement after a discussion about the presence of nerve agents on the territory of the Republic with the heads of information security Services and military intelligence of the country. The meeting was held in connection with the statement of the Czech President Milos Zeman that “Newbie” was produced and stockpiled in the country.
At the same time, the Czech defense Ministry reported that the country’s testing and synthesizes substances belonging to the group “Novice” but in the quantities that under the international Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons are not considered production.
In both cases it was about the agent A-230. However, in the reports of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) about the discovered at the scene of the poisoning Skripal nerve substance mentioned agent A-234. At the same time, the name of the substance in the document not specified. Britain also recognized these conclusions proof of guilt Russia in the attack on former spy.
Skripal and his daughter was found unconscious in the street in the British Salisbury in early March. According to the London crime scene found traces of a substance family are “Beginner”, developed in the Soviet Union for military purposes. Moscow denies the accusations.
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