UK spy poisoning: Russia tells UN it did not make nerve agent used in attack

UK spy poisoning: Russia tells UN it did not make nerve agent used in attack
 

Russia told the UN security council on Wednesday that it had never made or even researched novichok nerve agents, which the UK alleges were used in the Salisbury attack on a former Russia spy and his daughter.
In a heated council debate, the Russian envoy, Vissaly Nebenzia, rejected UK accusations of responsibility and suggested that the British government might have carried out the attack itself in an effort to “tarnish” Russia ahead of the football World Cup this summer.
However, the UK received overwhelming support from its allies on the council, including the US. The US envoy, Nikki... read more

 
15 March 2018 in World News, Views: 54
Source: Guardian
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