“The fact Skripal”: Johnson called “ridiculous” the Russian proposal to the OPCW
MOSCOW, 5 APR — RIA Novosti. The British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called the proposal of Russia, China and Iran on a new investigation “of the case Skripal” “ridiculous.”
According to him, the goal of this initiative is “to compromise the independent, impartial international observer on chemical weapons”.
“Russia since the assassination attempt on British soil by a chemical-warfare weapon had one purpose — to hide the truth and confuse the public”, — said the Minister.
According to the head of the British foreign Ministry, the community has once again demonstrated a cohesive defense tactics international investigative process.
“This shows that many countries in the world continue to divide our assumption about what happened in Salisbury and will resolutely resist the behavior of Russia”, — said the Minister.
The OPCW Executive Council rejected a joint proposal from Russia, China and Iran on a new investigation “of the case Skripal”, was opposed by most member countries of the organization. This was announced by permanent representative at the organization of Alexander Shulgin.
“It was opposed by the British and Americans, then, following their example, dutifully voted shackled NATO and EU discipline of the member States of the European Union, NATO members and some U.S. allies in Asia,” the diplomat said at a press conference on the results of the special meeting.
“Now, in the light of the outcome of the election it is safe to say, the mask finally dropped. The UK and the US, who disguise themselves in the mantle of guardians of international law, in fact, themselves flagrantly violate international laws,” — said the diplomat.