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Highly likely Russia behind spy poisoning: British PM Theresa May

She said Russia's ambassador in London had been summoned to explain whether it was "a direct action by the Russian state"

Press Trust of India  |  London 

Theresa May
Theresa May

British today said it was highly likely that was behind the of a Russian with a nerve agent last week.

May today chaired a meeting of the (NSC) to assess the intelligence around the poisoning, reported.

A former Russian and his daughter were poisoned by a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia, has told MPs, the report said.

The said the government had concluded it was "highly likely" that was responsible for the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury on March 4.

She said Russia's in had been summoned to explain whether it was "a direct action by the Russian state" or the result of it "losing control" of its stock of

First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 23:13 IST
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