He went on to add that Moscow was "highly likely" to be responsible for the attack - an opinion which is shared by the majority of European Union leaders.
As we reported earlier, Skripal, ex-GRU officer, was poisoned in British Salisbury on March 4. "This is clear." In a boost for May, the 28-member European Union collectively condemned the attack and declared in a Brussels summit statement that it was "highly likely" Moscow was responsible.
Britain says the expelled Russians, who left London earlier this week, were undeclared intelligence agents.
A bus reportedly carrying British diplomats expelled by Russian Federation leave the U.K. Embassy in Moscow on Friday.
Leo Varadkar, the Irish prime minister, said: "We will now consider in the coming days whether we want to take individual action in relation to Russian diplomats in Ireland".
According to media reports, Detective Sergeant Bailey was one of the first responders who tended to Sergei and Yulia Skripal when they were found unconscious on a bench in the city of Salisbury so he was also exposed to a toxic agent and had to be taken to the hospital.
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Later, Theresa May, UK Prime Minister, stated that Russian Federation was responsible for that, and the investigation confirmed the use of Novichok nerve agent, produced in Russian Federation.
A police officer standing near a cordoned-off area in Salisbury on March 11, where a former Russian Federation spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday the poisoning with the Soviet-made "Novichok" agent was an "attack on European sovereignty", after EU leaders unanimously backed London's assessment that it was "highly likely" Moscow was to blame and that there was no plausible alternative explanation.
"We are determined to react together, with the language we used here, but also possibly through additional measures", Merkel said on March 22.
But divisions remain over how far to go, with Austria already ruling out expelling diplomats, and Tusk, a former Polish prime minister, said it was not clear how many states would join the expulsions.
Still, some said they could ill afford Russian retaliation against their own Moscow embassies, some of which employ barely a handful of accredited diplomats.
"I think it is clear that Russian Federation is challenging the values we share as Europeans, and it is right that we are standing together in defence of those values", she said.
Grybauskaite said Friday that "we got more detailed information from the prime minister May and it was very good information".
France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, on a visit to Kiev, signalled that Paris was considering expelling Russian diplomats in solidarity with Britain.
Stocks around the world have plunged as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China would escalate. Hua said that a trade war, though undesired, would not deter China from its progress and development.
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For a while, the two airlines operated these aircraft under certain restrictions but later, the problem was said to be solved. An A320 neo aircraft that operated Mumbai-Jammu, during maintenance checks was detected with leakage from one engine.
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Several schools in London closed in response to "malicious communications" but re-opened hours later following the police report. A force spokesman said: "Investigations are ongoing and at this stage, we do not believe there to be a credible threat".
The national police spokesman, who was not authorized to be publicly named, said an operation to apprehend him was underway. After an hours-long standoff, the 25-year-old attacker was slain as elite police forces stormed the market.
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One of Gordon Brown's first moves as chancellor in 1997 was to hand control of interest rates to an independent Bank of England . Which means this morning's meeting needed to lay some grit and sand for what must be an inevitable May interest rate hike.
Should China retaliate further, a prime target is soybean farmers like Poskin, who are uniquely vulnerable to Chinese retaliation. A delivery man calls for directions while pulling a cart of goods past a USA apparel store in Beijing Friday, March 23, 2018 .
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