Lavrov: independent examination at Salisbury found traces of chemical weapons, NATO
MOSCOW, April 14. /TASS/. Independent examination of the substance of the incident of Salisbury found traces of chemical weapons, were armed, US, UK and NATO countries. This was stated on Saturday, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking at the Assembly of the Council on foreign and defense policy.
“This laboratory, which, I believe, are professional and value their reputation as scholars have come to the following results — I’m going to literally quote: according to the results of the examination of samples found traces of a toxic chemical BZ and its precursors related to chemical weapons of the second category in accordance with the Convention for the prohibition of chemical weapons,” Lavrov said.
“This recipe was adopted by the USA, UK and other NATO countries, continued to quote the report of the Minister. — In the Soviet Union and Russia development and accumulation of those chemical weapons were not carried out”.
On the report of the OPCW
The full text of the report of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) in the case of poisoning ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia does not contain the term “beginner”, Lavrov said.
As the Minister said earlier, the OPCW has circulated a detailed confidential report on the case in Salisbury for countries members of the organization.