London/Washington – The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in taking action against the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that they have blamed on Moscow.
It was the toughest action that U.S. President Donald Trump had taken against Russia since coming to office.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tweeted that “Today’s extraordinary international response by our allies stands in history as the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers ever and will help defend our shared security.”
British Prime Minister Theresa May said the coordinated measures …read more
Source: Independent Online