After the meeting with Theresa May the president of the US has declared that he is giving full support to the UK’s decision to hold Russia responsible for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The former double agent and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury and were quickly sent into emergency care.
Today the president ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats who are supposed to leave the country in 17 days. America is expelling the most diplomats out of all the countries that are allied with the UK. Many other EU states are expelling Russian diplomats in this joint response, today 14 member states have decided to the expulsion of the diplomats. The continuous actions against Russia has forced the Kremlin to respond with their own expulsions denying any of the allegations that they were involved in the attack on the former double agent.
Russia requests that the UK provide the evidence for the allegations that are being set against them. The world power continues to insist that it was not involved in the attack and that without the evidence they cannot accept the allegations that are being set against them. We will keep you updated as this story unfolds.