The Russian Embassy in Britain requested a meeting with the head of the British Foreign Ministry, Boris Johnson, to discuss the situation surrounding the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter. This is stated in a message on the embassy's website.
The embassy noted that it was long overdue for the meeting of Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
"In this regard, Alexander Yakovenko sent a personal note to Boris Johnson, we hope for a constructive response from the British side and look forward to organizing such a meeting in the near future," the message said.
As reported by Sky News, the British Foreign Office received a request and subsequently provide an answer.
As we reported earlier, 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.
The Great Britain expelled 23 Russian diplomats, which was supported by the USA, Canada, Ukraine and many other European states.
The representative of the OPCW promised to provide the results of the substance examination.
As it was reported earlier, Yulia Skripal recovered consciousness and started speaking after she was poisoned in Salisbury. Later, the doctors said that she was getting better, she could eat and drink without any help.
The Russian Embassy in Britain demanded to have access to Skripal’s daughter, but the British authorities rejected the request.
The London Police has made the first statement of Yulia Skripal public. She thanked everyone for the support, she thanked the doctors and bypassers for their help.
The doctors stated that Sergei Skripal’s health condition is no longer considered critical.