Russia’s envoy to the OPCW has accused Britain of lying in Skripal eight counts

Russia’s envoy to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin

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The HAGUE, April 18. /TASS/. Britain stood on the slippery path, trying to hide the truth in the case Skripal. This was stated on Wednesday, Russia’s envoy to the OPCW Alexander Shulgin, speaking at an extraordinary meeting of the OPCW Executive Council on the incident in Salisbury.

“Those who have embarked on the path of deception, forced to lie again and again, to invent explanations for inconsistencies, to engage in disinformation and forgery, he said. In the course of desperately launched all the tools, just to cover his tracks of lies and hide the truth. This slippery slope has now UK. All this we clearly see in the example was fabricated by the British authorities so-called business Skipala – this sewn with white thread anti-Russian provocations, accompanied by an unprecedented propaganda campaign, picked up by a group of countries, and culminating in the unprecedented expulsion of diplomats under false pretenses”.

As confirmation of his words, the diplomat outlined the eight items on which the British side “shameless and clumsy” spreading lies.

Lie the points

The first lie, he said, is that Russia does not respond to legitimate questions UK, delivered March 12, through the Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko. “Let me remind you that the British side has invited us to confess to one of two fictional versions of it: either the poisoning of Sergey and Yulia Skrobala was purposeful action of Russia, or Russia lost control of the allegedly existing arsenals of chemical warfare agents,’ said Shulgin. – Despite the shameless nature of this ultimatum, we are not ignored, and immediately gave an unambiguous answer: Russia to highincidence in Salisbury is irrelevant. Any other issues the UK has not been addressed”.