Russia's explanation on Skripal's case "obfuscation and lies", - May's Spokesperson

Source : 112 Ukraine

Two Russians are suspected of poisoning
08:09, 13 September 2018

The Telegraph

The representative of the British PM, Theresa May, stated that the U.K. attempts to get Russia’s explanations concerning the poisoning of ex-GRU officer Sergei Skripal always faced complications and lie, and nothing changes, as Reuters reports.  

“These men are officers of the Russian military intelligence service, the GRU ... The government has exposed the role of the GRU, its operatives and its methods, this position is supported by our international allies,” the spokesman said.

The words of the representative are the reaction to Putin’s statement that the suspects in Skripal’s case are just civilians and “have nothing to do with the crime”.

Related: Russia found suspects in Skripal’s case, - Putin

“We have repeatedly asked Russia to account for what happened in Salisbury in March and they have replied with obfuscation and lies. I can see nothing to suggest that has changed,” May’s representative said.

As we reported the Crown Prosecution Service of the U.K. called the names of the suspects in the poisoning of the ex-GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The police suspect Russians Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Bashirov. They are accused of the poisoning of Skripals, a police officer who participated in the investigation and two citizens of the U.K. poisoned in Amesbury.

Related: Why Russia's involvement in poisoning Skripals plays into the hands of London and Kyiv?

The investigation is sure that there is enough evidence to file charges.

Earlier the police of United Kingdom declare that they have identified perpetrators of the attempted assassination of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury.

Later it was reported that there could be four more suspects in the Skripals case - apart from Aleksandr Petrov and Ruslan Boshyrov, whose names were revealed by the British counter-intelligence.

Related: Ukraine stand in solidarity with UK regarding investigation of Skripals’ case

As it was reported Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in British Salisbury. Later, Theresa May, British PM, stated that Russia was responsible for that, and the investigation has confirmed the use of the Novichok nerve agent, which is produced in Russia.

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