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Ex-spy poisoning: US holds Russia responsible

ANI  |  Washington DC [United States] 

US to the on Wednesday slammed over the poison attack that left a former Russian double agent and his daughter on a park bench last week.

"The believes that is responsible for the attack on two people in the using a military-grade nerve agent," reported, quoting Haley, as saying.

"If we don't take immediate concrete measures to address this now, Salisbury will not be the last place we see used," added,"They could be used here in or in cities of any country that sits on this council."

made her remarks at a emergency session.

Earlier on Tuesday, backed the British Government's theory which holds responsible for the poison attack on the former Russian double agent.

"It sounds to me like it would be Russia, based on all the evidence they have. It sounds to me like they believe it was Russia and I would certainly take that finding as fact," Trump told reporters outside the

British on Monday stated that it was "highly likely" Russia was to blame for the attack.

In a strongly worded statement to the House of Commons, May said the "military grade" nerve agent used in the attack had been identified as Novichok, a substance developed in the in the 1970s.

Dismissing May's comments Maria Zakharova, told CNN, "This is a circus show in the The conclusion is obvious."

Furthermore, Russia has dismissed the accusations as "fairy tales" and denied any involvement in the attack against and his daughter Yulia, according to the report.

Retired Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury city centre on March 4.

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First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 04:45 IST