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Get to the bottom of spy case in Britain: Putin

IANS  |  Moscow 

Russian said on Monday that Britain should get to the bottom of the poisoning of former before discussing the issue with

"Get to the bottom of things there, then we'll discuss this," quoted as saying.

Skripal, 66, was sentenced in in 2006 to 13 years in prison for cooperating with the British Secret Intelligence Service MI-6 and releasing names of officers working undercover in In 2010, the former double agent was pardoned as part of a swap and then moved to Britain.

Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping center on March 5. They remain in a critical condition in hospital.

Earlier on Monday, said the incident happened in Britain and it was not Russia's affair at all.

On the same day, British said it was "highly likely" that was responsible for the poisoning of Skripal and Russian to Britain had been summoned to the over the case.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 05:40 IST
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