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Russia has demanded from the British authorities to name the suspects in the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. This statement was made by the Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko, RIA Novosti reported.
According to him, the fact that the police identified the poisoners Sripala is the only information media. “Official reports of the British side, unfortunately, no,” he said, adding that each time the Russian Embassy requested the UK foreign office to provide information about the versions of poisoning, it gets rejected.
Yakovenko also noted that earlier the national security adviser of Britain said that while the investigation has no suspects. This, in his opinion, suggests that the British side has no facts.
Earlier, on 19 July, British media have reported that police have identified the poisoners Skrobala. However, in Scotland yard, this statement refused to comment.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter was found unconscious in the British Salisbury in March of this year. According to London, was poisoned with nerve substance of the Novice class, developed in the Soviet Union for military purposes. Moscow denies it, the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons was unable to confirm the origin of the toxin. Later, another two residents of nearby Amesbury has been found with the same symptoms, one of them, don Sturgess, died July 9.
The British defense Ministry has accused Russia of death of women from a “Newbie”. According to the head of the office of Gavin Williamson, “Russia made an attack on British territory, which died a citizen of the UK.” Moscow denies the accusations.
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