March 13, 2018 / 2:27 PM / 10 months ago

UK ambassador to Russia says May to decide on spy poisoning case on Weds - TASS

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, in London, March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Britain’s ambassador in Moscow, Laurie Bristow, said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce on Wednesday who is responsible for poisoning a former double agent, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters after meeting Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov at the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow, Bristow was quoted as saying Britain still expected Russia to provide an explanation for how a nerve agent was used to attack the former Russian spy in Britain.

Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Alison Williams

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