Russian Federation vows to expel United Kingdom envoys in spy poisoning dispute
16 March, 2018, 01:31 | Author: Dustin Murphy
France: Britain's closest neighbour also appeared wary laying the blame for the attack at Russia's door, but said on Wednesday it would consult with the United Kingdom to co-ordinate a response and expressed its confidence in Britain's investigation.
The foreign secretary also said that the attack was Russia's "way of saying to people this is what happens to people who stand up to our regime".
Found unconscious on a bench outside a shopping center there on March 4, they remain in critical condition. "We offer the fullest condemnation and we extend our sympathy to the victims and their families, and our support to the United Kingdom government".
Earlier this week, Theresa May yesterday gave Vladimir Putin a midnight deadline to explain the Salisbury spy poisoning - or face the wrath of Britain.
Speaking in Salisbury, the Prime Minister highlighted how worldwide allies "are standing alongside us".
"There is no alternative conclusion, other than that the Russian state was culpable for the attempted murder" of Skripal, 66, and his 33-year-old daughter, "and for threatening the lives of other British citizens" in Salisbury, May said.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the attack in Britain was part of a pattern of reckless behaviour from Russian Federation over many years.
The response from President Donald Trump was initially ambiguous, particularly his sacking of secretary of state Rex Tillerson who condemned 's alleged actions.
The Western leaders said the use of the Novichok toxin was a clear breach of the Chemical Weapons Convention and global law. "The credibility of this council will not survive if we fail to hold Russian Federation accountable".
The leaders of the United States, France and Germany joined Britain today in blaming Russian Federation for poisoning a former spy with a powerful nerve agent, condemning what they called the first attack with a nerve agent in Europe since World War II. "It is an affront to the prohibition on the use of chemical weapons".
She said Britain should look at wider and bigger personal sanctions beyond those in the U.S. Magnitsky Act which imposed visa bans and asset freezes on Russian officials. "The United Kingdom thoroughly briefed its allies that it was highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the attack", the statement read.
The remarks came shortly after Trump's Treasury Department unveiled new sanctions on two dozen Russian entities and individuals for their meddling efforts in the 2016 presidential election.
They include Moscow's intelligence services, a propaganda organisation and businessman Evgeny Prigozhin, one of 13 Russian nationals charged with interfering with USA elections and political processes by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Asked if the developing response to the Salisbury attack could see the Government lead a boycott of the World Cup, Mr Southgate said: "I think it is a matter that is completely out of my control".
"The administration is confronting and countering malign Russian cyber activity, including their attempted interference in US elections, destructive cyber-attacks, and intrusions targeting critical infrastructure", Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in a statement on Thursday.
The administration also indicated that Russian Federation had attempted to target the US energy grid, with malware that could potentially corrupt its systems, the Washington Post reported.
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You can sign up to receive it directly here. "Not a military victory - the victory will be a political reconciliation". Mattis has admitted that getting the Taliban to reconcile with the government of Afghanistan maybe next to impossible.
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Opposition parties added one more reason to their protest soon after the Finance Bill 2018 and the Appropriation Bill were passed. When the House met at 12, opposition parties immediately protested the move with the Congress, NCP and TMC staging a walkout.
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The tensions peaked last fall amid reports Tillerson had called Trump a "moron" and considered resigning. Tillerson will remain secretary in name until March 31, when he formally resigns his commission.
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