The residents of Salisbury were less likely to go to restaurants after poisoning Skrobala

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in photomanagement issued by the police of the city of Salisbury, the Zizi restaurant where dined a former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. Archival photoThe residents of Salisbury were less likely to go to restaurants after poisoning Skrobala© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Retail sales in Salisbury, where he was poisoned ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, in March fell more than 17%, the official data of Wiltshire.

The decline in retail in March grew by 17.1% against a decline of 8.6% in the UK, says the County. The reduction in booking hotels and tours in Salisbury in March, foreign tourists may reach around 40%.

«We are working hard with partners in the city to ensure that it continues to be a destination of choice for visitors,» — said the city authorities.

To attract tourists, the city authorities introduced temporary free Parking for cars. Free to sign become some of the parks in Salisbury and the surrounding area.

Salisbury — a quiet English town, popular with British and foreign tourists. It is known for its medieval Cathedral the Gothic Cathedral, as well as a stopping place for travelers on the way to the famous Stonehenge.

In Salisbury on 4 March was poisoned convicted of spying for the UK ex-GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, which triggered a major international scandal. London claims that the poisoning Skrobala substance a-234 involved in the Russian government, Moscow categorically denies it.

The residents of Salisbury were less likely to go to restaurants after poisoning Skrobala© Infographical terrible toxic substances

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