The British foreign office called the reports of extradition requests from Russia speculation
LONDON, August 6 — RIA Novosti. Reports on the plans of the British prosecutors to demand from Russia to extradite the suspects in the case of poisoning in Salisbury are speculation, said RIA Novosti the representative of the foreign Ministry of great Britain.
The Guardian newspaper on Monday, citing sources in the British government and the security service reported that London intends to request from Moscow the extradition of two suspects in the case of poisoning in Salisbury. According to the newspaper, a request has already been formed and the British authorities are ready to send.
This is another example of speculation. The investigation is ongoing, and any official statements should come from the police.the representative of the foreign office
As follows from the material the Guardian, a case of poisoning in Salisbury combined with the incident in Amesbury. Names of suspects are not called.
In the English town of Salisbury on March 4, according to British authorities, was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, which triggered a major international scandal. London believes that the poisoning Skrobala substance A234 involved in the Russian government, Moscow categorically denies it. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov in may, said that “it Skripal” is crumbling before our eyes due to the lack of any evidence against Russia.
On the morning of 4 July in Amesbury, two people were taken to hospital after “effects of an unknown substance”. One of the victims died, the man regained consciousness. Scotland Yard said they were poisoned by the same substance, and ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.