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UK: May says ‘no business as usual with Russia’ as tensions over ex-spy mount01:27

UK: May says ‘no business as usual with Russia’ as tensions over ex-spy mount

United Kingdom, London
March 12, 2018 at 18:23 GMT -00:00 · Published

British Prime Minster Theresa May stated that the British government needed to “respond robustly” to the Skirpal nerve agent case, speaking before the House of Commons in London on Monday.May stressed that the British response should take “careful consideration of the assessments that have been made and the information that is available to us.” She continued that “nobody in this House should be in any doubt that there can be no suggestion of business as usual in relation to our interaction with Russia.”Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious after a nerve agent attack a week ago in the English city of Salisbury. They remain in a critical but stable condition in Salisbury district hospital.The 66-year-old former Russian military intelligence officer was convicted in Russia of supplying MI6 with Russian state secrets. Part way through his jail term, in 2010, he was involved in a spy swap and given refuge in the UK.

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British Prime Minster Theresa May stated that the British government needed to “respond robustly” to the Skirpal nerve agent case, speaking before the House of Commons in London on Monday.May stressed that the British response should take “careful consideration of the assessments that have been made and the information that is available to us.” She continued that “nobody in this House should be in any doubt that there can be no suggestion of business as usual in relation to our interaction with Russia.”Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious after a nerve agent attack a week ago in the English city of Salisbury. They remain in a critical but stable condition in Salisbury district hospital.The 66-year-old former Russian military intelligence officer was convicted in Russia of supplying MI6 with Russian state secrets. Part way through his jail term, in 2010, he was involved in a spy swap and given refuge in the UK.

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