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The Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko has accused London of destruction of evidence in the “case Skrypalia”. He declared it in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”.
“Destroyed practically all the evidence. In case you need to check something, this would not be possible. That we can not disturb,” — said Yakovenko.
The diplomat added that Russian investigators ready to fly to London to join the investigation of poisoning in Salisbury, but the British side prevents this. All “proposals on the table,” he concluded.
Yakovenko added that in the British version of the incident do not believe “outside the so-called Western bloc in 35 countries.”
According to him, the British authorities authorities prevent the renewal of the composition of the ambassadors in London, which the Russian diplomatic mission in the UK “asphyxiating”. “Diplomats can’t get a British visa, the average waiting period for a year and a half. This is not normal, this is not in any country in the world,” he said.
In April, Moscow accused London in the destruction of evidence in Salisbury under the guise of “disinfection”. In burning potentially infected subjects, the Russian Embassy in London saw the desire to get rid of important and valuable evidence.
Former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on March 4, 2018 in the British city of Salisbury. The UK authorities believe that the family was poisoned nervously-paralytic substance of the Novice class, which was developed by the Soviet scientists for military purposes. Moscow denies the accusations.
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