Trump has refused to break ties with Russia over the incident in Salisbury and Amesbury

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US President, Donald trump declared that is not going to break ties with Russia because of incidents with toxic substances in the UK, reports the Sun newspaper.

«I think that to get along with China and get along with Russia», — said trump edition in response to the question whether he can reconsider participation in the scheduled July 16 meeting with his Russian counterpart in Helsinki in connection with the incident in Salisbury and Amesbury.

The incident in Salisbury and Amesbury

In the English town of Salisbury on March 4, according to British authorities, was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, which triggered a major international scandal. London believes that the poisoning Skrobala substance a-234 involved in the Russian government, Moscow categorically denies it.

On the morning of 4 July, the British police have reported a «serious incident» in Amesbury, where two people «were under the influence of an unknown substance» and was hospitalized in critical condition. Later Scotland Yard confirmed that a man and a woman were poisoned by the same substance as Skrypali. The eighth of July, the victim of poisoning 44-year-old don Sturges died at district hospital, Salisbury. On Tuesday regained consciousness the second victim — 45-year-old Charlie Rowley.

The summit in Helsinki

Negotiations of presidents of Russia and USA is scheduled for July 16. The Kremlin said that Putin and trump will discuss prospects of bilateral relations and topical issues of the international agenda.

The upcoming talks will be the first full meeting of the heads of the two States without reference to international summits.

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