LONDON, March 24. /TASS/. The Russian Ambassador in London Alexander Yakovenko said British policeman nick Bailey, the victim in Salisbury during the investigation into the poisoning of a convicted in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain of the former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, that Russia had nothing to do with this incident. He wrote about this in addressed to Bailey letter, the English text of which was transmitted on Friday evening in the TASS.
“You can be sure that Russia has nothing to do with this daring incident and are ready to cooperate with the British authorities regarding the investigation in the bilateral format and in international organizations”, – said in the letter.
The diplomat said that he had experienced a sense of relief when I found out that Bailey was discharged from the hospital and reunited with his family. “I wish you full recovery and hope that you can return to your normal life as soon as possible,” wrote Yakovenko, referring to the injured guards.
The Russian Ambassador also expressed sincere gratitude to Bailey for his courage during the action he made after the attack on two Russian citizens, who expressed hope Yakovenko, also get well soon.
As previously informed the head of the British MIA amber Rudd, Bailey first came to the bench in Salisbury where Skrypali was discovered unconscious, and injured from contact with toxic substances. After that he was placed in intensive care.
On Thursday, the chief physician of the hospital of the urban district of Salisbury Cara Charles-barks reported on the statement of Bailey, and that his condition has improved, but gave no details. The police the release said that for him “life may never be the same.” He did not explain what he means, however, asked journalists to respect the right to inviolability of his personal life and stressed that he would not give any interviews.