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Russia: Lavrov vows 'response will be very soon, I assure you' on expulsions01:44

Russia: Lavrov vows 'response will be very soon, I assure you' on expulsions

Russian Federation, Moscow
March 15, 2018 at 11:41 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov promised that the response to the United Kingdom's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats over the Skripal poisoning case "will be very soon, I assure you," he said during a speech in Moscow on Thursday. Lavrov stressed that the current UK move “is obviously a story that reflects the despair of the UK government, in the first place. Especially in a situation where they can’t meet the promises they made to their citizens regarding leaving the EU.”The Russian Foreign Minister noted that the response will first be directed to the UK authorities rather than be made "publicly before talking directly to people," adding that “I think it’s polite, that’s what gentlemen do, but there are less and less of them.”

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov promised that the response to the United Kingdom's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats over the Skripal poisoning case "will be very soon, I assure you," he said during a speech in Moscow on Thursday. Lavrov stressed that the current UK move “is obviously a story that reflects the despair of the UK government, in the first place. Especially in a situation where they can’t meet the promises they made to their citizens regarding leaving the EU.”The Russian Foreign Minister noted that the response will first be directed to the UK authorities rather than be made "publicly before talking directly to people," adding that “I think it’s polite, that’s what gentlemen do, but there are less and less of them.”

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