US News Moscow says regrets UK poisoning death

14:25  09 july  2018
14:25  09 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

Police hunt for novichok-tainted item after poisoning

  Police hunt for novichok-tainted item after poisoning Police are hunting for the item contaminated with novichok that left a couple fighting for their lives in Wiltshire, as officers refused to rule out that more people could fall ill. Dawn Sturgess, 44, and Charlie Rowley, 45, remain critically ill in hospital after being poisoned in Amesbury on Saturday.There is no evidence that the pair visited any of the sites in nearby Salisbury that were decontaminated following the attempted murders of ex-KGB agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March, officials have said.

She said that either the poisoning was a “direct act of the Russian state against our country” or that Moscow had lost control of its nerve agent “Should there be no credible response, we will conclude that this action amounts to an unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the United Kingdom

Describing the poisoning as a major incident, Rowley said scientists had identified the substance The cabinet’s most pressing problem is how to formulate a political response if the trail – once again – leads back to Moscow . Poisoned umbrellas and polonium: Russian-linked UK deaths . Show. Hide.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front) and Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attend a session of the Council of Heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Sochi on October 11, 2017.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV        (Photo credit should read MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Images) © Getty Russia's President Vladimir Putin (front) and Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attend a session of the Council of Heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Sochi on October 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MAXIM SHEMETOV (Photo credit should read MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Images) MOSCOW — A Kremlin spokesman has expressed condolences over the death of a British woman who was poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent last month.

Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday that Moscow "is deeply concerned over the continuous cases of these poison elements" in Britain. Peskov added that such attacks present a danger not only inside the UK, but also in Europe as a whole.

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Moscow 's UN ambassador accuses the UK of inventing a "fake story" over the Salisbury spy poisoning . The UK says Russia is behind the attack but Moscow denies responsibility. Elsewhere on the BBC. No regrets ?

^ "Sergei Skripal's cat and guinea pigs are dead , UK says ". ^ Amber Rudd orders inquiry into Russia-linked deaths in UK : Home secretary responds to calls to examine alleged Russian ^ " UK may have staged Skripal poisoning to rally people against Russia, Moscow believes".

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin © Reuters Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin Peskov said that linking Russia to the poisoning would be "absurd."

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Asked whether the death could cloud the upcoming US-Russia summit in Helsinki next week, Peskov replied that the poisoning "has not relation" to the meeting. He said "it's Britain's problem and the problem of how interested Britain is in a real investigation."

Moscow says London has declined its offers for a joint investigation into the poisonings.

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