The Ministry of defence of the Czech Republic: “Beginner” is not produced and tested in the country
The Ministry of defence of the Czech Republic announced that the camp is not produced and only tested nerve agents belonging to the group of “Newbie”. The statement is published on the Agency’s website.
“These substances were included in the test program to their chemical properties together with other chemical warfare substances such as sarin or Tabun in the defence and security of Czech citizens”, — stressed in the Ministry.
The Ministry said that “the substance is chemically synthesized in a specialized laboratory under strict security regime”, after the test it was “immediately destroyed”.
“We are talking about the so-called microscale of toxic substances, which, according to international agreements, is not considered production”, — explained in the message. The Ministry is confident that the “leakage probability” in such conditions, “zero”.
Yesterday, Czech President Milos Zeman said in an interview with TV channel Barrandov, research Institute of Czech Ministry of defence in Brno has been tested by a nerve poison And 230, which, according to some, to the family of “Beginner”. Subsequently, according to the statement of the President, the agent was destroyed.
Recall that the substance of the Novice class in Salisbury was poisoned by a former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. British intelligence agencies claim that the poison was produced in Russia. The Director-General of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) Ahmet üzümcü in an interview with The New York Times said that if poisoning was used from 50 to 100 g of substance, which had a liquid form that is much more than necessary for laboratory research.