Russian UN ambassador: ‘British playing with fire’

The Security council of the United Nations on Thursday held a meeting to discuss the poisoning of the former Russian Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Great Britain. The Russian ambassador to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, condemned it sharply to the allegations of the British.

After the poisoning, on march 4, in Salisbury, explained to the British government the blame for the attack on Moscow. Then decided almost thirty countries, all together more than 140 Russian diplomats out of the country. In a response sends Russia, that his involvement denies, as many diplomats back to their country.

During the session of the Security council, Nebenzya Thursday in his argument, especially the United Kingdom, which, according to him, rush responded, and aware information achterhield to Russia black to make in the media. He talked about a ” coordinated, well-prepared campaign’ to his country, to discredit. ‘Russia has no patent on novitsjok (used nerve gas, ed.)’, was the under more.

“We have our British colleagues told that they with fire played and that they regret it,” says the ambassador, who says that Russia of the British full co-operation requirements in the case. “If you refuse, we see this as an attempt to bring the truth to hide.”

The British ambassador Karen Pierce stressed in its reply that the United Kingdom, all laws, regulations and international procedures in the matter has followed. They pointed out that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) at this time, an independent investigation in progress. ‘The most important thing at this moment is to the OPCW its work to do.”

The other western countries in the Security council have expressed support for the British. China wants the truth ‘urgent’ comes up ‘on the basis of irrefutable evidence’.

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