British Prime Minister Theresa May has threatened to respond “properly” to Russia if evidence proves Moscow’s role in an alleged nerve agent attack on an ex-Russian spy and his daughter in England.
“We will do what is appropriate, we will do what is right, if it is proved to be the case that this is state-sponsored,” a diplomatic May said in a Thursday televised interview when asked whether the UK would expel Russia’s ambassador to the country.
“Of course, if action needs to be taken, then the government will do that. We’ll do that properly, at the right time, and on the basis of the best evidence,” she further told ITV News.
The 66-year-old former double agent Sergei Skripal, and his 33-year-old daughter, Yulia, have been hospitalized since they were found unconscious on a bench outside a shopping center in the city of Salisbury on Sunday.
British police on Wednesday attributed the critical illness of the two to a nerve…