MOSCOW – The British decision more than twenty Russian diplomats to point out is, according to the Kremlin as a hostile act which is unacceptable, unjustified and short-sighted. The current leadership in Britain bears the responsibility for the deterioration of the British-Russian relations, as was the embassy of Russia in London know.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
The British prime minister Theresa May announced in parliament announced that the diplomats have to leave “against the background of the aggression of the Russian state.” According to May, is Russia guilty of attempted murder with a chemical weapon in Salisbury on a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.
The chemical substance comes, according to the United Kingdom from the Soviet Union. The Kremlin denies involvement in the attack and has emphasized that Russia not only has an interest in this kind of attack.