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UN: ‘Brits think chem weapons are Putin’s hobby!’ – UN Rep. Nebenzya03:00

UN: ‘Brits think chem weapons are Putin’s hobby!’ – UN Rep. Nebenzya

United Nations, New York City
April 19, 2018 at 10:59 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya claimed that the UK's accusation that Russian President Vladimir Putin is involved in a chemical weapons programme 'pushes the limit of tolerable and possible proprieties', as he spoke at the UN Security Council meeting in New York City on Wednesday. "I always have been surprised by the surreal vision of our British colleagues," said Nebenzya. "Perhaps, London thinks that Russian President has a hobby, in the free time from fulfilling the responsibilities of the Russian leader, he is in charge of the chemical programme."According to Nebenzya, the UK has also eliminated evidence in the ongoing Skripal case. "The pets from the Skripal's house have been abolished as well. I guess, that there were no tests conducted with them. The places, visited by Skripal's have been cleared as well - the bar, the restaurant, the bench, the soil in the park and others," he said.He pointed to the UK's government behaviour during the Alexander Litvinenko investigation, saying that there was 'a total lack of transparency on the British side.'

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Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya claimed that the UK's accusation that Russian President Vladimir Putin is involved in a chemical weapons programme 'pushes the limit of tolerable and possible proprieties', as he spoke at the UN Security Council meeting in New York City on Wednesday. "I always have been surprised by the surreal vision of our British colleagues," said Nebenzya. "Perhaps, London thinks that Russian President has a hobby, in the free time from fulfilling the responsibilities of the Russian leader, he is in charge of the chemical programme."According to Nebenzya, the UK has also eliminated evidence in the ongoing Skripal case. "The pets from the Skripal's house have been abolished as well. I guess, that there were no tests conducted with them. The places, visited by Skripal's have been cleared as well - the bar, the restaurant, the bench, the soil in the park and others," he said.He pointed to the UK's government behaviour during the Alexander Litvinenko investigation, saying that there was 'a total lack of transparency on the British side.'

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