Prime Minister Theresa May began the conversation by thanking Chancellor Angela Merkel for her strong support and solidarity after the attack in Salisbury. The Chancellor and the Prime Minister agreed on the need to continue working together to counter the intensified aggression on the part of Russia,says release.
Recall that relations between the Russian Federation and Britain sharply aggravated against the background of the incident in Salisbury, where the ex-employee of the GRU, Sergey Skripal and his daughter Julia, were poisoned. London claims that the Russian leadership was involved in Skripale’s poisoning with a nerve agent of the “Novice” type.
Moscow categorically denies any involvement in the poisoning. The UK sent 23 to a Russian diplomat, the Russian government responded in kind.