March 22, 2018
It appears the Russians are losing their patience with the proof-less accusations from The UK.
Russian ambassador Alexander Yakovenko has held press conference in London, denying the Kremlin was involved in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia using military-grade nerve agent.
“Britain has without any evidence blamed Russia for poisoning three people and continues to refuse to cooperate,” he said.
The UK authorities are violating Vienna Convention by not giving Russia access to Skripals, because Skripal has dual citizenship (the UK and Russia), Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko said.
The Russian embassy has immediately requested details and materials of the case, the envoy stated.
While 10 days have passed, Moscow has received no response, while London has refused to pass samples of the poisonous substance allegedly used to attack Skripal.
Then Yakovenko turned a little darker, seemingly indicating concerns that this was nothing but a false-flag operation… (via SputnikNews)
The envoy called for checking how could British experts find out the exact type of the nerve gas used to poison Skripal.
Commenting on the death of former top manager of Russian Aeroflot airline Nikolai Glushkov, the ambassador stated that “we cannot take Britain’s words on trust.”
Alexander Yakovenko said that Britain has provided no proof of Russia’s alleged involvement in the nerve agent attack.
He suggested that the samples of the so-called Novichok nerve gas could have already been in possession of a labaratory, which is located just miles away from Salisbury.
“We have been refused consular access to our Russian citizen Yulia Skripal,” Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko said.
The UK is ignoring requests on case of Russian businessman Glushkov who died in London, ambassador stated.
Russian experts puzzled how UK…