The Russian Declaration to the OPCW on the incident in Salisbury has supported 14 countries
The mission of the Russian Federation consider it necessary to ensure that the problem will be solved within the legal framework.
The HAGUE, 4 April. /TASS/. The Russian Declaration of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) on the incident in Salisbury was supported by 14 countries. On Wednesday said the Russian permanent representation to the OPCW in his Twitter.
“14 countries — members of the organization supported a joint statement to the OPCW on the incident in Salisbury: we believe it is necessary to ensure that this problem will be solved within the legal framework, using the full potential of the CWC (Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons — approx. TASS)”, — have informed in the Russian mission.
On Wednesday in the Hague is convened at Russia’s initiative, a special session of the OPCW in the case Skripal. As reported previously TASS, Russia’s permanent representative at the OPCW Alexander Shulgin, at a meeting of Moscow plans to make constructive suggestions in a civilized investigation of the incident in Salisbury.
On March 4, former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, sentenced in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, and his daughter Julia were in Salisbury, according to the British side, effects of nerve agents. Later London made a statement that this substance was supposedly developed in Russia, and on this basis accused Moscow of involvement in the incident. Russia categorically rejects this speculation.