Russia gives London 10 days for cooperation on Skripal case – official

MOSCOW, Russia on Friday gave Britain 10 days to determine its position on cooperation regarding the case of Russian former spy Sergei Skripal, said a senior Russian official.

Russia informed Britain, through the secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, that it should abide by the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) regarding full cooperation in dealing with the attempt of poisoning Skripal, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted by Russia’s news agency (Interfax) as saying.

Ryabkov accused Britain of continuing misleading the international community and lying concerning this file.

The British authorities accused Russia of standing behind the attempt of poisoning Skripal on April 4 in Salisbury town.

Source: Kuwait News Agency