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UK accuses Russia of 'lies' over Skripal poisoning

AFP  |  London 

Britain accused on Wednesday of "obfuscation and lies" after denied that the two men Britain suspects of former with a were military intelligence officers.

"We have repeatedly asked to account for what happened in in March, and they have replied with obfuscation and lies," Theresa May's told reporters.

Britain last week issued European arrest warrants for and on suspicion of trying to kill Skripal and his daughter with the Novichok in the English city of on March 4.

The British has said it believes the attack was sanctioned by the Kremlin -- a charge that has been strongly denied by the Russian "These men are officers of the Russian military intelligence service, the GRU, who used a devastatingly on the streets of our country," May's said.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 19:55 IST