London seeks to hide the truth in the case Skrobala, said Zakharov

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Kumaripati in photomontagist associated with poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. Archival photoLondon seeks to hide the truth in the case Skrobala, said Zakharov© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Kumaripati the image Bank

The failure of London the state office of public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation to assist in the «case Skrypalia» confirms the desire of Britain to hide the truth, prevent an objective investigation, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

Earlier, the Russian Embassy in London reported that Britain’s interior Ministry refused to meet the demands of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation on rendering legal assistance in «case Skrypalia».

As noted Zakharova, was used the false pretext that the execution of these queries may prejudice the sovereignty, security, ordre public or other essential interests of the United Kingdom.

«The official position of London, approved as noted, at the highest political level, only confirms the apparent desire of the authorities to hide the truth, prevent an objective and transparent investigation of the incident with Kripalani and establishing the true causes of the incident in Salisbury», — stated in the message Zakharova, published on the Russian MFA website.

Fourth of March in Salisbury was poisoned, former GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, which triggered a major international scandal. In London said that the incident involved Russia, Moscow categorically denies it.

Russia has 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, she claimed that the poison was manufactured in Russia. However, in the laboratory Porton Down is denied.

Later London showed photos of two «suspects in the poisoning Skrypalia», claiming that two officers of the GRU – Alexander Petrov, and Ruslan Bashirov. In Moscow said that the names of Russia «nothing to say» and once again called on Britain to move on from accusations and manipulation to cooperation.