March 26, 2018 / 3:26 PM / 4 months ago

May says 18 countries will expel Russian intelligence officers

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said 18 countries have announced plans to expel Russian intelligence officers in response to Moscow’s suspected involvement in a nerve agent attack in England on a former Russian spy this month.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in Westminster, London, Britain, March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Earlier on Monday, the United States, European countries, and Canada said they would throw out Russian diplomats over the case.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper,; Writing by William Schomberg, Editing by William James

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