Jeremy Corbyn under fire over response to PM's Russia statement
Jeremy Corbyn came under sustained attack, including from MPs on his own side, over his response to the prime minister’s statement on Russia in which he failed to condemn the Kremlin directly for carrying out the Salisbury attack.
The Labour leader called the Salisbury incident “an appalling act of violence”, saying: “Nerve agents are abominable if used in any war. It is utterly reckless to use them in a civilian environment.”
But he left open the possibility – as May herself did on Monday – that the nerve agent could have been used by someone else other than the Russian state.
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