Sands: the statement of Yulia Skripal require verification

MOSCOW, may 24. /TASS/. Yulia Skripal require checks to ensure that they are made voluntarily, said press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in interview to TV channel NTV.

“Still not complied by the British party to the Vienna Convention, so far Russia has not received consular access to Yulia Skripal. Moreover, we can’t be sure what condition she is, is she some kind of pressure where she is, whether she was doing any statements and whether she was doing these statements on their own,” said he.

“Passed through somebody one piece of information, how it can be true and how it can cause trust is a very big question, given that it occurs against a giant that has no analogues in the world of the provocations the British side,” – said Peskov.

Previously Julia Skripal recorded a video message in which he declared his unwillingness to take advantage of the assistance offered by the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the UK.