The Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the British govenrment had refused to provide Moscow access to materials related to the poison attack in Salisbury
Theresa May convened her National Security Council on Monday and was due to address parliament later in the afternoon to discuss how to respond to the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal.
UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond says Britain will respond “appropriately” if a foreign state is found to have been involved in the suspected poisoning of a former Russian spy.
The Kinzhal missile is said to travel at ten times the speed of sound and has a range of 2,000 kms
Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia remain in hospital in a critical but stable condition after they were poisoned with a nerve agent
In an interview with NBC, he said the alleged actions were not connected to his government
UK health officials are asking patrons at a restaurant and pub in England to wash their belongings after traces of contamination were found linked to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter.
Counter-terrorism police focus investigation on the origin of the nerve agent used to poison former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with suspicion falling on a state-actor, notably Russia.
British police say a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, who are now for their lives in an English hospital, were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder attempt.
British police said on Tuesday they were “keeping an open mind” in the case of a former Russian spy and his daughter who are critically ill after exposure to an “unknown substance.”