UNITED KINGDOM (OBSERVATORY) – NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller said in an interview with Kommersant that the alliance has no reason not to trust the UK’s arguments in the case of the incident in Salisbury, where former employee of the GRU Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned.
According to her, the findings of the British laboratory “Porton Down” – “not the only information”, on the basis of which the British authorities came to “the conclusions they voiced.”
“They were guided by other sources of information. NATO members have no reason not to trust the arguments of the United Kingdom, ” she said .
Earlier in the Russian embassy, the British government deliberately blocked contacts between diplomats and experts from the research center “Porton Down”.
It was also reported that in Britain they could not establish the country of origin of the substance used in Salisbury.