LONDON: The European Union offered “unqualified solidarity” with Britain on Monday over a nerve agent attack blamed on Russia, as international weapons experts visited to take a sample of the chemical for testing.
In a joint statement, EU foreign ministers said they took “extremely seriously” Britain’s claim that Moscow was behind the attack on a former Russian double agent in the English city of Salisbury.
“The European Union expresses its unqualified solidarity with the UK and its support, including for the UK’s efforts to bring those responsible for this crime to justice,” they said.
The affair has plunged relations between London and Moscow …read more
Source: The Manila Times