“The British authorities made a alternative for confrontation with Russia,” the Russian international ministry mentioned in a press release.
British Prime Minister Theresa Might on Wednesday expelled the diplomats and suspended high-level contacts with Russia after Moscow didn’t reply to her demand for an evidence on how a Soviet-designed nerve agent got here for use to assault former spy Sergei Skripal on British soil.
Might mentioned there was “no various conclusion aside from that the Russian state was culpable” for the assault on Skripal and his daughter, who fell sick from publicity to a substance known as Novichok within the metropolis of Salisbury on March four and are presently in hospital.
The Russian ministry mentioned Might’s assertion was an “unprecedentedly impolite provocation which undermines the foundations of regular bilateral dialogue between our nations.”
It accused London of pursuing a political agenda and selecting to “worsen relations,” calling the introduced measures “hostile”.
Might also confirmed that neither members of the royal household nor ministers would attend the soccer World Cup in Russia this 12 months.”Our response measures won’t be tardy,” the Russian international ministry mentioned.
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