In a British laboratory was unable to determine the origin of the “Newbie”
MOSCOW, 3 APR — RIA Novosti. British experts are unable to establish the origin of the nerve toxin that poisoned the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, said the TV channel Sky News the head of the military laboratory at Porton Down.
The head of the laboratory confirmed that the samples were identified as toxic substance like “Beginner” (in British terminology).
“We have not established where it was produced, but we have passed scientific information to the government, which used many other sources to come to appropriate conclusions,” he said.
Chief executive of Porton Down research laboratory has told Sky News scientists have not been able to prove the Novichok nerve agent used to poison Yulia and Sergei Skripal came from Russia or establish its country of origin
— Sky News Breaking (@SkyNewsBreak) April 3, 2018
According to the National health service of England, as Sergei Skripal remains critical but stable, his daughter Julia, who last week came to, is in stable condition.
“The Fact Skripal”
The fourth of March of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious in the city centre of Salisbury. The British authorities allege that he was poisoned with a substance developed under the Soviet program of “Rookie” and accused of involvement in Russia. While in the Soviet Union of chemical weapons with the same name does not exist, and to indicate the toxins used numbers. Moscow categorically denies the accusations.
As a “retaliatory step” London expelled Russian diplomat 23. Britain was supported by 16 countries of EU, USA, Canada, Norway, Australia, Moldova, Albania, Macedonia and Ukraine. NATO a third reduced the number of employees of the Russian diplomatic mission to NATO.
Russia responded to the expulsion of diplomats mirrored arrangements.
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