Ex-spy poisoning row: Britain unable to identify source of nerve agent

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"Russia is interested in establishing the whole truth of the matter and we hope certainly that this meeting will help to return to at least the realm of normality within the realm of worldwide law and.decency in global relations".

Speaking on the Today programme, Mr Buzhinsky warned how the reaction from Russian Federation over the expelled diplomats could lead to the "last war in the history of mankind", ramping up World War 3 fears.

"If the situation develops in the way it is now it will end up in a very very bad outcome", he said.

A senior Lithuanian official who asked not to be named said they would ask the USA to send Patriot long-range anti-aircraft missiles more frequently for war games.

Russian Federation denies it was behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, calling the accusation "delirium and nonsense".

Denying the allegations, Russia has retaliated by expelling 60 United States diplomats from the country and has closed the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg, Russia according to a White House press briefing. Is it going to achieve regime change?

The cash - now in an unknown Russian bank - was from the sale of the house he had shared in Britain with his ex-wife, Natalia, like Yulia, 33, the daughter of a GRU military intelligence colonel. The more pressure there is, the more the society is concentrated around the President.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Trump talk during a session of world leaders at the 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit on November 11, 2017, in Vietnam.

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She said: "The evidence is that all the Egyptian people, including big numbers of youths and elderly, have come out to vote". According to Al Ahram , in addition to 23 million who cast valid votes, two million spoiled their ballot papers.

"Okay, you expelled diplomats".

'You expel diplomats, we expel diplomats, you further expel, what's the next step? The breach of diplomatic relations.

"It may lead to nowhere. To corner, Russian Federation is a very unsafe thing".

He added that "getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing" but "there's also a great possibility that won't happen".

Putin said, given the lack of precise information about the agent's origin, "the speed at which the anti-Russian campaign has been launched causes bewilderment".

President Donald Trump declared that he's tough on Russian Federation after expelling 60 of the country's diplomats this month and raising the US military budget, but that he still wants a good relationship with Vladimir Putin.

As the Prime Minister (Theresa May) has set out. this includes our knowledge that within the last decade, Russia has investigated ways of delivering nerve agents probably for assassination - and as part of this program has produced and stockpiled small quantities of Novichoks; Russia's record of conducting state-sponsored assassinations; and our assessment that Russia views former intelligence officers as targets.

The official told The Associated Press that France would not respond to Russian Federation until Moscow answers questions posed by Britain's government on March 12.