MOSCOW, 4 APR — RIA Novosti. The call for the resolution of issues related to the incident in Salisbury, within the framework of the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons was supported by 14 member countries of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW), said the Russian permanent representative at the organization.
“Fourteen member countries supported a joint statement to the OPCW in connection with the incident in Salisbury: we believe it is necessary to provide a solution to this problem in the framework of international law using all possibilities of the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons,” said the Embassy on Twitter.
On Wednesday in the Hague, will host an extraordinary session of the OPCW Executive Council devoted to the poisoning in Britain of former GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter. To convene the session was offered by Russia. As reported, Russia’s permanent representative at the organization of Alexander Shulgin, Moscow will present “a clear offer” designed to assist investigation of the incident. The meeting will be held behind closed doors.
British Salisbury on March 4, was poisoned by a British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia. The British side claims that the poisoning Skrobala substance A234 involved in the Russian government, Moscow categorically denies it.