The Russian foreign Ministry daily tried to contact Julia Skripal

MOSCOW, may 23. /TASS/. The Russian foreign Ministry on a daily basis trying to contact Yulia Skripal, to make sure that its hold is not by force. This was stated on Wednesday, TASS, the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

“There was a day that the Russian foreign Ministry, the Russian Embassy in London didn’t try to establish contact with her [Yulia Skripal] with the main goal – to make sure its not being kept, that she did not give the other person, to get first hand information about her condition and her father”, – the diplomat said.

Previously Julia Skripal 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.

4 Mar 66-year-old ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, sentenced in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, and his 33-year-old daughter Julia has been 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.