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UNSC to hold emergency meeting on poisoning of ex-spy

AFP  |  United Nations 

The will hold an emergency meeting today at Britain's request to discuss the of a Russian former double agent in England.

Britain will brief council members during the open meeting at 1900 GMT on the nerve agent that left ex-and his daughter in critical condition, the to the said.

is due to outline Britain's response to the March 4 attack during a parliament session in later Wednesday.

May has declared that it was "highly likely" that was behind the attack, either directly or it had "lost control" of the nerve agent Novichok, developed by the

has denied any involvement.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 18:05 IST