The Ministry of industry and trade said it was impossible to establish the place of production “Newbie”
Moscow. April 12. INTERFAX.RU. It is impossible to clearly determine which country produced the substance that poisoned the former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation Georgy Kalamanov.
“Any unique markers capable of unambiguously indicate the country of manufacture applied against Skrobala substances that can not be”, — said Kalamanov in an interview to “Interfax”.
According to Kalamanov, against Skrobala the crime was committed, reminiscent of a terrorist attack using toxic substances.
“In this regard, we consider it necessary to conduct an investigation in accordance with the relevant decisions of the OPCW Executive Council and the report of the Third review Conference of the States parties”, — said the Deputy Minister.
He added that “the UK continues to wrongly blame Russia in serious violation of the Convention, the OPCW — unlawful use of chemical weapons on British territory.”
On March 4, former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia was admitted to the British Salisbury in critical condition after interaction with an unknown substance. 12 March, Prime Minister Theresa may told Parliament that they were poisoned with nerve substance like “Beginner”, developed in Russia. Moscow strongly denied the accusations, Recalling that all chemical weapons destroyed Russia in 2017 under the supervision of the Organisation for the prohibition of chemical weapons.
Skripal received in the UK asylum after an exchange of spies between the US and Russia in 2010.