UK never asked to interview Salisbury suspects, claims Russian ambassador

4/8/2019 11:49:00 PM

UK never asked to interview Salisbury suspects, claims Russian ambassador

UK never asked to interview Salisbury suspects, claims Russian ambassador

In a wide-ranging interview, Alexander Yakovenko says Russia 'simply does not understand the position of the British government'.

Image:, is linked to British intelligence. He provided no evidence for his claims., Mr Yakovenko replied:"There is no proof of that it was developed in the Russian labs."Asked if they had made requests, he laughed and said"dozens".

Speaking about the meeting with Mr Rowley, who admitted he"didn't really get any answers", Mr Yakovenko said he agreed to meet with Mr Rowley to put across Russia's side of what happened.He also said he showed Mr Rowley dozens of diplomatic notes sent to the British Foreign Office which he says were not responded to.

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typical Try interviewing Sergei Skripal. Very small eyes haven’t they. What was the point? If I wanted Russian propaganda I’d follow RT. Why are reporting Russian properganda as news?

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RAF jets scrambled from Lossiemouth after Russian bombers veer close to UKRAF sent the Typhoon aircraft from Lossiemouth in Scotland after the Russian bombers headed towards the UK

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Amesbury novichok was same as poisoned Skripals - OPCW "They also said officially they have nothing to do with the GRU.66 Shares The RAF this afternoon sent two Typhoon jets to monitor a pair of Russian bombers after they approached the UK airspace.Why you can trust Sky News RAF fighter jets have been scrambled to monitor two Russian bombers for the third time in eight days.RAF jets were scrambled from the north east of Scotland to monitor two Russian aircraft, the Ministry of Defence has said.

"On the British side they refused to co-operate with Russia on anything in Salisbury so we simply do not understand the position of the British government." Image: Anatoliy Chepiga and Alexander Mishkin are suspected of carrying out the nerve agent attack The ambassador alleged that the investigative journalism site , is linked to British intelligence. A spokesman for the RAF said that the Typhoons were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to monitor the jets. He provided no evidence for his claims. A Royal Air Force spokesman said the Russian Blackjacks (or Tupolev Tu-160s) were monitored by the Typhoons while in the UK's area of interest. Regarding the nerve agent being developed in Russia , Mr Yakovenko replied:"There is no proof of that it was developed in the Russian labs. The spokesman said: ‘We can confirm that RAF quick reaction alert Typhoon aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth scrambled to monitor two Blackjack bombers while they were in the UK area of interest." He implied that Russia was being blocked from seeing Sergei and Yulia Skripal, the Russian double agent and his daughter who were targeted in the attack. It was the second time in five days fighter jets were deployed from the RAF station after a similar incident on Friday.

"They are Russian citizens… under the Vienna convention we are allowed and we have the right to see them. Advertisement. It came just hours before NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg told the US Congress that the alliance would need to deal with a"more assertive" Russia. Almost a year passed and we didn't have a chance to meet them. Why?" he said. Asked if they had made requests, he laughed and said"dozens". Image: Victim Charlie Rowley met the ambassador Speaking about the meeting with Mr Rowley, who admitted he"didn't really get any answers", Mr Yakovenko said he agreed to meet with Mr Rowley to put across Russia's side of what happened. The British Top Guns were refuelled in mid-air by an RAF Voyager tanker which took off from Brize Norton, the UK’s biggest military air station.

"Charlie was really surprised to hear a lot of things. 80% of what I said to him, he never heard," the ambassador said. The diplomat said that a year passed and"that we don't have any official report of the investigation… and we are still waiting for that report." He also said he showed Mr Rowley dozens of diplomatic notes sent to the British Foreign Office which he says were not responded to. Regarding the UK's broader relationship with Russia, Mr Yakovenko said it was thawing but there was some way to go, especially in the matters of Syria, Ukraine and Salisbury.” Read More Top news stories from Mirror Online.

Image: The Skripal house was contaminated with novichok He indicated that Russia would consider a trade deal, saying:"We are open for co-operation". Russia has been accused of interfering with the UK's 2016 EU referendum, which the ambassador denied. Despite 13 Russians being indicted in America over interference in the 2016 presidential election, the ambassador said claims of involvement are"also fake" and that he wants to read Robert Mueller's report. Sky News has contacted the UK Foreign Office for comment. More stories .