“Russia should go away and shut up,” – said British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson. The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova has made the following statement.
“Britain has something to hide. What else could be behind the country, which conceals the circumstances of the use of chemical agents on its territory and does not want to provide the information available, as required by the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons? London has something to hide. They are nervous,” Zakharova stated.
As for Vladimir Zhirinovsky, opposition candidate, stated: “We must not allow anyone to be rude to us, threaten, label , and if such an ultimatum is presented to us, then, Commander-in-Chief, please direct the Baltic Fleet to the shores of Britain,” he said.
He recalled that Nikita Khrushchev had once threatened the British with two missiles . “They shut up for 20 years,” – said Zhirinovsky.
In connection with the poisoning of 66-year-old ex-colonel of the GRU Sergei Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter, Julia, British Prime Minister Theresa May has officially accused Moscow. London has expatriated Russian diplomats, suspended bilateral contacts with Russia, and also withdrew Lavrov’s invitation to visit the British capital.