Lavrov said Pompeo about the rejection of new sanctions because of «the things Skrypalia»

© Photo : foreign Minister Lavrov Ressively. Archive photoLavrov said Pompeo about the rejection of new sanctions because of «the things Skrypalia»© Photo : voice of Russia

The head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov said in a telephone conversation, US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo about the categorical rejection by Moscow of new sanctions from Washington over the «case Skrypalia», said the Russian foreign Ministry.

The US administration on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Russia over its alleged use of chemical weapons in the British Salisbury. According to sources, the channel NBC, the first package involves a complete ban on exports to Russia of electronic devices and components, dual-use, the second package may include a decrease in level of diplomatic relations, a ban on flights to USA and Aeroflot.

«The Russian side had expressed a categorical rejection of the recently announced Washington’s new sanctions, citing the alleged information about the Russian involvement in the so-called «case Skrypalia». Sergey Lavrov emphasized that neither the US nor UK nor any other country for the time after the incident in Salisbury has not provided a single fact in support of such statements», — is spoken in the message of the foreign Ministry. The foreign Ministers agreed to maintain contact on all questions of mutual interest.

On the morning of 4 July in Amesbury, two people were taken to hospital after «effects of an unknown substance». One of the victims died, the man regained consciousness. Scotland Yard said they were poisoned by the same substance, and ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia.

Amesbury is located near Salisbury, where in early March poisoned Skrobala. London was accused of poisoning Moscow, but gave no evidence. Russia ownership flatly denied. Moscow repeatedly offered to conduct a joint investigation of the incident, but London ignored the initiative and denied access Scriply.

Also the foreign Ministry has accused the British Prime Minister Theresa may in a lie. So, it is argued that the poison Skrobala produced in Russia. However, in the laboratory Porton Down is denied. In mid-may, ex-GRU officer left the hospital, his daughter was discharged in mid-April. She stated that she will return to Russia.

Lavrov said Pompeo about the rejection of new sanctions because of «the things Skrypalia»© Infografiken sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures