Posted on March 13, 2018
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it appeared the “really egregious act… clearly came from Russia” and there should be “serious consequences”. Moscow called the claims “unfounded”. Home Secretary Amber Rudd will chair a meeting of the government’s emergencies committee Cobra later to discuss the case. Former double agent Mr Skripal, 66, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, were found slumped on a bench in Salisbury city centre. They remain in a critical but stable condition in hospital. Det Sgt Nick Bailey, who fell ill attending to the pair, remains seriously ill, but has been talking to his family.