Dmitry Pascutto: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
The reaction of London to interview the Russians, whom the British side suspects in the poisoning of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, is absurd, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. It was quoted by RIA Novosti on Friday, September 14.
“The British side called the two Russian citizens and accused them of involvement in the incident. Two Russian citizens appeared, in fact, the President at the forum [WEF] said that set them, see who they are”, — said Peskov.
He noted that the grounds for the detention of Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov the Russian law enforcement authorities at the moment. “None of the laws they violated on the territory of the Russian Federation. And we also know officially that they have violated some laws somewhere else in the world,” — said the representative of the Kremlin.
Peskov also said that President Vladimir Putin was informed about the content of the interview with the Russians. Comments from the President on this occasion did not, he said. The press-Secretary interview until I looked: “I haven’t had time.”
The representative of the Prime Minister Theresa may called offensive
interview Russian citizens who claim that went to Salisbury on the advice of friends and as tourists. The British government, in turn, continues to insist that Petrov and Bashirov — agents of Russian military intelligence.
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