Russia denies involvement in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The British accusations are nonsense, says Sergei Lavrov.
Russia does not want to cooperate in the investigation of the death of the ex-spy to the a sample of the poison that was used, responds to the Russian minister of Foreign Affairs Lavrov. That should Moscow allow to make an own analysis.
London has that request so far rejected. But, according to Lavrov with the rules of the OPCW, the organization that oversees the use of chemical weapons, that a country that is accused his own analysis.
The British prime minister, Theresa May, moved the blame for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the shoes of the Russian government. It bases itself on the conclusions of the research to the poison used. That was identified as part of the nerve ‘Novitsjok’. According to the British military, Russia has that kind of gas used to be made.
The United Kingdom, Russia had until Tuesday night to the time given to the OPCW text and explanations to be delivered. “We have already explained that all this quatsch,” responds Lavrov. “We have nothing to do with it.’
Russia has the British ambassador in Moscow on the mat is called as a result of the allegations.
Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal were on Sunday 4 march in Salisbury the victim of an attack with zenuwgif. The two are still in critical condition in the hospital. The OPCW is ” extremely troubled that chemical substances will still be used for people to harm’.
The case leads to diplomatic high tension between Russia and the United Kingdom.
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