The Embassy of the Russian Federation pointed to the emergence of new controversy surrounding the incident in Amesbury


LONDON, July 25. /TASS/. The Russian Embassy in London pointed to the emergence of new controversy surrounding the incident in Amesbury, which caused confusion in the process of clarification of circumstances of poisoning with nerve substance of two British citizens. This is stated in the published on Wednesday in a Twitter message.

“Sealed box, a discarded bottle or a bottle of perfume that was broken with bare hands? The British media (and, very likely, the government) muddy water fresh and controversial theories of the incident in Amesbury, but still lay the blame on Russia”, – stated in the Russian Embassy.

The British don Sturges and her companion Charles Rowley June 30, was hospitalized in Amesbury in critical condition. Later, the employee of Scotland Yard, in charge of the investigation, made with the assumption that they were poisoned as a Novice, the same nerve substance, which in March was poisoned by a former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal, sentenced in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, and his daughter Julia. 8 July it became known that Sturges died in hospital, while Rowley July 20, was discharged from the hospital.

Rowley, in an interview with TV channel ITV reported that it gave his girlfriend Sturgis they found a bottle of perfume, which caused both suspicion because it looked brand new. He also said that inside the container was oily liquid, dissimilar in composition to the perfume. She hit at his hands, then he washed her.

British media quoted the brother of Charles Matthew reported earlier that originally alleged bottle in the Park Salisbury found Sturgis, thinking that the perfume she sprayed its contents onto her wrist. After this discovery in hand, took her companion, and then broke, or broke it, causing part of the substance spilled on it.

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