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Russia rejects US accusations on chemical weapons

AP  |  Moscow 

has rejected the US claim that it has flouted an international ban on

The that oversaw the dismantling of Soviet-era denounced what it called "blackmail and unlawful pressure" by

It emphasised Friday that completed the destruction of its

The said Tuesday that has failed to meet a 90-day deadline to comply with a US on preventing the use of chemical weapons, adding that it will now consult on new sanctions against

and its allies have accused the of involvement in a March nerve agent attack on former Russian and his daughter in the English city of Russia has strongly rejected the accusations.

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 01:06 IST