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The Independent: Verification of the Skripals case will determine the credibility of Russia’s accusations by London

Ex-Judge of the Supreme Court Great Britain Lord Hughes says a public trial in the Skripals case will determine whether the allegations are true London to Russia regarding her involvement in the poisoning. About it informs edition of The Independent.

He indicated that it was his responsibility to determine the credibility of the statements made by representatives of the British Government. “Part of my function is to determine whether they were right or not,” said Lord Hughes, who led the investigation into the death of a British woman. Don Sturges in Amesbury, who died due to poisoning. Also, the lawyer representing the government, Kathree McGahey, stressed that there is a risk of preparing another attack from the side of a “hostile state or terrorist” if the materials of the proceedings are distributed.

former officer GRU Sergei Skripal his daughter Yulia, according to the British government, was poisoned with the Novichok nerve agent developed in the USSR as a result of an operation involving GRU officers. They were found unconscious on March 4, 2018 on Salisbury Street.

In October last year, the Deputy Director of the Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control Russian Foreign Ministry Konstantin Vorontsov declaredthat Russia categorically rejects the accusations of the West about the use of Novichok.

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