Lavrov Refutes Accusation of Russia Behind Former Spy’s Poisoning

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Lavrov Refutes Accusation of Russia Behind Former Spy's Poisoning

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Russia had nothing to do with Sergey Skripal's poisoning, Lavrov explained. No evidence or reason suggest it.

He demanded Britain comply with Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons provisions, requiring Russia be provided with samples of the nerve agent, allegedly poisoning Skripal.

"As soon as the rumors, fed by the British leadership, about the fact that the substance produced in Russia was involved in the poisoning of Skripal appeared, we immediately requested access to this substance so that our experts could analyze it in accordance with the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons," Lavrov stressed.

Russia's request for access to information related to Britain's investigation of the incident was denied.

Claiming Moscow was "highly likely" responsible for
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