Russia demands nerve agent samples in standoff with UK over poisoned spy

Russia demands nerve agent samples in standoff with UK over poisoned spy
 

The Russian foreign minister has denied that Russia was behind last week’s nerve agent attack in Salisbury and said his country would only cooperate in an investigation if it received samples of the agent.
“Russia is not responsible,” Sergei Lavrov said during a televised press conference with the Indonesian foreign minister in which he suggested that Moscow would not comply with a Tuesday deadline set by Theresa May to deliver an explanation or face retaliation.
Lavrov said Moscow’s requests to see samples of the nerve agent have been turned down, which he called a violation of the... read more

 
13 March 2018 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Guardian
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