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Poland: Evidence points clearly in one direction - German FM on Skripal case03:32

Poland: Evidence points clearly in one direction - German FM on Skripal case

Poland, Warsaw
March 16, 2018 at 22:23 GMT -00:00 · Published

German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass commented that the Skripal case "cannot remain without consequences", during a press conference with his Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz in Warsaw on Friday.

"We are of the opinion that this cannot remain without consequences, that things need to be explained, and at the moment the evidence we have clearly points in one direction," Maas said.

Czaputowicz similarly condemned the alleged poison attack, stating "Poland is in favor of transmitting a clear signal to Russia" and that "violations of international law should be stigmatized and punished by the international community."

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 Skripal and his daughter.

The Russian government has denied allegations of its involvement and promised repercussions to May's decision.

Poland: Evidence points clearly in one direction - German FM on Skripal case03:32
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass commented that the Skripal case "cannot remain without consequences", during a press conference with his Polish counterpart Jacek Czaputowicz in Warsaw on Friday.

"We are of the opinion that this cannot remain without consequences, that things need to be explained, and at the moment the evidence we have clearly points in one direction," Maas said.

Czaputowicz similarly condemned the alleged poison attack, stating "Poland is in favor of transmitting a clear signal to Russia" and that "violations of international law should be stigmatized and punished by the international community."

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 Skripal and his daughter.

The Russian government has denied allegations of its involvement and promised repercussions to May's decision.

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