U.S. Sanctions Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack in Britain

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(Worthy News) - The Trump administration on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Russia after determining that Moscow used a nerve agent in an attack on a former Soviet spy and his daughter who are now British citizens.

The use of chemical or biological weapons, which is a violation of international law, triggers sanctions under U.S. law. Washington had previously expelled roughly 60 Russia diplomats in response to a nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal.

"Following the use of a ‘Novichok’ nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate UK citizen Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal," the United States has determined that Russia "has used chemical or biological weapons in violation of international law or has used lethal chemical or biological weapons against its own nationals," the State Department said in a statement. [ Source: Washington Free Beacon (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “U.S. Sanctions Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack in Britain

  1. The only problem with this Assumption is that Britain's MI6 ,...…… like the US CIA are Notorious for successfully False Flagging Bad Happenings like this story speaks of. Its difficult to understand how Putin would be Stupid Enough to Order this sort of Poisoning knowing that it would be quickly found out by the general Western Public.

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