The British prime minister, Theresa May, in parliament, measures have been announced against Russia after the poisoning of the ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
Until midnight had Moscow given the time to be fully open to provide on their special novitsjok-gifprogramma. This was Sergei Skripal poisoned. But Russia, that any involvement denies, is as expected not on the ultimatum addressed. That is why the British prime minister, Theresa May additional sanctions announced against Russia.
The United Kingdom will be 23 diplomats the country tell. They are identified as unofficial employees of the intelligence services, says May. Russians in the United Kingdom to enter, will also require additional verifications need to undergo.
The British government also operates a number of legislative initiatives, inter alia, to the United Kingdom to protect against hostile staatsactiviteiten. New antispionagewetgeving is also considered.
The gifzaak also has diplomatic consequences. The United Kingdom revokes the invitation for the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. And British ministers and dignitaries will be the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia not attending. There are also measures that cannot be disclosed, said May. They threatened also with additional measures if Russia continues to provoke.
For the British prime minister is clear. Russia is responsible for the assassination attempt. After the Nato will May also the UN Security council to inform about the case.
The poisoning of Sripal leads to high tension between the United Kingdom. Russia is threatened already with countermeasures.