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Netherlands: British fear 'dirty trick' being exposed - Russian OPCW rep on Skripal01:25

Netherlands: British fear 'dirty trick' being exposed - Russian OPCW rep on Skripal

Russian Federation, The Hague
March 16, 2018 at 20:21 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian representative at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Alexander Shulgin stated he believed the British were afraid of Russian cooperation and bilateral consultations on the Skripal case, during an interview from The Hague on Friday."I think that in fact our British friends and partners are afraid that if our experts get acquainted with these samples, with the finds, they can see some kind of dirty trick in this matter, and our British partners are absolutely not interested in this," Shulgin stated.Shulgin continued to say that "in case the British do not show us anything then London will have to be held responsible for libel."On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in response to what the UK alleges to be Russia's involvement in the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.The Russian government has denied allegations of its involvement and promised repercussions to May's decision.

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Russian representative at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Alexander Shulgin stated he believed the British were afraid of Russian cooperation and bilateral consultations on the Skripal case, during an interview from The Hague on Friday."I think that in fact our British friends and partners are afraid that if our experts get acquainted with these samples, with the finds, they can see some kind of dirty trick in this matter, and our British partners are absolutely not interested in this," Shulgin stated.Shulgin continued to say that "in case the British do not show us anything then London will have to be held responsible for libel."On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May ordered the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats in response to what the UK alleges to be Russia's involvement in the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.The Russian government has denied allegations of its involvement and promised repercussions to May's decision.

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