London is preparing to announce the expulsion of Russian diplomats. This was reported by Sky News on his page on Twitter on Wednesday, March 14.
According to his sources, this will soon declare the Prime Minister of great Britain Teresa may. Measure will be the response to poisoning in the British Salisbury former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, in involvement to which London blames Russia.
As writes Sky News correspondent Alistair was Bankal (Alistair Bunkall), sent a large number of diplomats, though not as great as in 1971. “I’m not sure that will be sent to the Russian Ambassador, however, told me that the UK wants to maintain the opportunity for dialogue”, — added he.
Earlier, The Independent reportedthat Mei after the poisoning Skripal developing plans for economic warfare against Russia.
4 Mar Skripal, who received asylum in the United Kingdom in 2010, and his daughter was found unconscious in a Park in the town of Salisbury. Currently both are in hospital in critical condition. According to the British side, they were poisoned with nerve agent. It was reported that they might be “Beginner”, allegedly developed in the Soviet Union.
British authorities believe that the poisoning Skripal with high probability is Moscow. May put forward an ultimatum to Moscow, according to which within 24 hours she had a plausible explanation. Russia denies involvement in the incident and refused to answer, the deadline of the ultimatum expired at 03:00 Moscow time on March 14.
In September 1971, Britain expelled 105 Russian diplomatic staff. It happened after the KGB officer Oleg Lyalin, who worked in trade mission of the USSR in London, called the names of the agents in posolst and trade mission. In response, Russia was expelled 18 British citizens, writes TASS.