New Suspects in the "Skripal case" Was Found in London
OREANDA-NEWS British intelligence agencies are searching for two new suspects in involvement in the poisoning of Salisbury nerve agent former Colonel GRU Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. On Sunday, the Sunday Mirror newspaper reported, citing a government source.
According to the newspaper, the alleged poisoner Skripal - Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov could meet two more suspects after settling in a London hotel.
"It is believed that they could meet with the curator who worked at the Embassy [does not specify in which], and the fourth, the doctor may have monitored all this to make sure that they do not risk failing the operation, poisoning themselves," suggested the source of the newspaper.
According to the British side, on March 4, former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, convicted in Russia for espionage in favor of the UK, and his daughter Julia were exposed to the combat nerve agent of the family "Newcomer", inflicted on the door handle of his house. London made the statement that Moscow is highly likely to be involved in this incident. Russia categorically denied all the speculation, arguing that programmes such substances neither in the USSR nor in Russia did not exist.
On September 5, Prime Minister Theresa may informed the British Parliament about the findings of the investigation, saying that two Russians Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, whom the British intelligence services consider agents of the GRU, are suspected of attempted murder of the Skripal.
Later, Petrov and Boshirov gave interviews, saying that they visited Salisbury as tourists and have no relation to the security services. They admitted that know nothing about Skipal and work in the fitness industry.
The British foreign office, the interview was called a liar and another example of "obfuscation of the issue" Russia.
Russia has repeatedly offered to conduct a joint investigation of the incident, but London ignored the initiative and denied access to the Skripal. The foreign Ministry also caught British Prime Minister Theresa may in a lie. So, she claimed that poison made in Russia. However, in the laboratory of Porton Down denied it.