Russia culpable for Salisbury spy poisoning - May

Russia culpable for Salisbury spy poisoning - May

Theresa May has said she had come to the conclusion that Russia was culpable for the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found slumped unconscious on a bench outside a shopping centre in the genteel southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. They have been in a critical condition in hospital ever since.

"There is no alternative conclusion, other than that the Russian state was culpable for the attempted murder of Mr Skripal and his daughter, and for threatening the lives of other British citizens in Salisbury,” May said.

“This represents an unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the United Kingdom," she said. 

She has also announced the explusion of 23 Russian diplomats from the UK. 

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