Pair accused of Novichok poisoning speak out

Pair accused of Novichok poisoning speak out

Two Russians appeared on state television saying they had been wrongly accused by Britain of trying to murder a former Russian spy

British prosecutors last week identified two Russians they said were operating under aliases - Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - whom they accused of trying to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal with a military-grade nerve agent in England.

The two men who appeared on Russia’s state-funded RT television station had some physical similarities to the men shown in British police images.

 

“Our friends had been suggesting for a long time that we visit this wonderful town,” one of the men said of the English town of Salisbury in a short clip of the interview played by RT.

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