Russian Embassy: UK ‘Dumb’ To Think Kremlin Would Stage Nerve Attack During World Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on June 2, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrey Rudakov.

A Russian Embassy on Thursday called it “dumb” to suggest that the country was responsible for two more British nationals being afflicted by the same nerve agent that felled an ex-Russian agent earlier this year.

The Russian Embassy in the Netherlands blasted any insinuation that Russia would carry out a nerve agent attack during the FIFA World Cup, which the country is hosting from June 14 through July 15.

“How dumb they think is to use ‘again’ so-called ‘Novichok’ in the middle of the FIFA World Cup and after the special session of the CSP (convened by the way by ) that gave the #OPCW attribution functions. The show must go on?” the embassy tweeted.


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