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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Sky: the UK intends to announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats

The Prime Minister of the UK Theresa may plans to announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the country. According to Sky News, it will be a response to poisoning in the British Salisbury former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.

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Theresa May.

The correspondent of Sky News said of the possible sanctions of London against Moscow, which the United Kingdom government considers the organizer of attempt at the former scout.

“The Prime Minister will announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the UK. Not as many as in 1971, but “sufficient number,” he told me,” the journalist reported, citing sources. In September 1971 the British government expelled 90 diplomatic staff.

Meanwhile, it became known that London collects an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to brief its members on the progress of the investigation into the attack on Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.

Sky Sources: Prime Minister Theresa May is to announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats as part of a range of measures in response to the nerve agent attack on former spy

— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) March 14, 2018

On Monday, Prime Minister Theresa may, speaking in Parliament, said about the possible Russian involvement in the assassination of the former Colonel of the GRU. According to preliminary data, they were poisoned nervously-paralytic substance “Beginner”, allegedly developed in the Soviet Union.

Mei said that Moscow has until Tuesday night to provide detailed explanations of the situation, and threatened “more severe measures” than before. Any evidence the Prime Minister failed.

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