The Russian Embassy in London: nearly 160 countries do not believe in the involvement of Moscow in the case Skripal


LONDON, March 28. /TASS/. The vast majority of countries in the world are not going to accept on faith the assertions of the Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may about the Russian involvement in the incident in Salisbury. This is stated in the statement by the press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in London, sent to TASS on Tuesday evening.

“Even if Ms. may says that she is absolutely convinced that Russia is responsible for the incident in Salisbury, she will have to submit all the evidence of Russia, the international community and the British public. This is the view almost 160 countries which are not members of the Western bloc. Apparently, no one in the rest of the world will not accept the British word for it”, – said in the statement.

The attitude of Russians to British people remains positive, despite the political tensions and differences that arise due to the policy of London, the Embassy noted.

As reported by the diplomatic mission and its staff became aware that some British students planning to travel to Russia, warned about “the possibility of anti-British sentiment and aggression.” “The Embassy would like to clarify that, despite the political friction and disagreements caused by the hostile policy of the British government, the attitude of Russians to British people to remain positive and hospitable” – said in a statement.

“The British Parliament in Russia: those who come for tourism purposes and within the framework of cultural exchange, as students and businessmen, and, of course, as guests of the world Cup. Come and discover the difference between the way Russia is portrayed in the United Kingdom, and what it really is,” added the Embassy.

The matches of the world Cup in Russia will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities. England were in group G along with teams from Belgium, Panama and Tunisia.

On March 4, former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, sentenced in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, and his daughter Julia were in Salisbury, according to the British side, effects of nerve agents. Later London made a statement that this substance was supposedly developed in Russia, and on this basis accused Moscow of involvement in the incident. The Russian side has categorically denied all the speculation on this score.

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