Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova reacted to the rudeness of the British defense Secretary Gavin Williamson. We will remind, the British publicly advised Russia “to step aside and shut up” instead of answer taken by London in the case Skripal action.
Photo: The Council Of Federation Of The Federal Assembly Of The Russian Federation.
According to Zakharova, such reaction of the head of the military Department predictably London has something to hide in the case of poisoning ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, convicted in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain.
“What else can be said by the Minister of defence of the country, which hides the circumstances of the use on its territory of chemical weapons and does not want to convey the information, as required by the Convention for the prohibition of chemical weapons?”, — Zakharov wrote on his page in Facebook. “London has something to hide. Partners are nervous,” she added.
Recall that the scandalous phrase Williamson said during a public speech at a press conference in Bristol. He said that he didn’t want to answer 23 the expulsion of Russian diplomats from London in the framework of the sanctions in the “case Skripal”.
The Minister noted that the expulsion of employees of diplomatic missions was a response to “a cruel and shocking act, which Russia organized in Salisbury”. “Frankly speaking, Russia needs to step aside and shut up,” said Williamson.
“Frankly Russia should go away, it should shut up” – UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson asked about Russia’s response to its diplomats being expelled https://t.co/MoQBur2QI3 pic.twitter.com/xr94PxX23c
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) 15 Mar 2018
Convicted for treason of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter, was found March 4 in a state of unconsciousness in Salisbury. According to the British government, they were poisoned nervously-paralytic substance “Beginner” Russian production
Earlier, Russia’s permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzia demanded that the British government’s physical evidence that Moscow was allegedly involved in the assassination of former scout. In his opinion, if the London am sure that was used the nerve gas “Beginner”, you probably know and the technology of its production. “So far, nothing but “Heil licly” (highly likely — “very likely.” — approx.) we have not seen,” — said Nebenzia.
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