Prime Minister Theresa may and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel during a telephone conversation on March 28, agreed to resist the increasing aggression of Russia, reported the press service of the head of the British government.
Mei thanked Merkel for the support and solidarity shown after poisoning in Salisbury, the ex-Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal.
«The Chancellor and the Prime Minister agreed to continue working together in meeting the increasing Russian aggression», – noted in press service.
This day may also talked with US President Donald trump.
She welcomed Washington’s decision to expel from the country 60 Russian diplomats in response to the incident in Salisbury, reported the press service of the Prime Minister.
Mei said that the United States gave a very strong response to the poisoning Skrobala. She welcomed action by the international community «in response to the reckless and arrogant behavior of Russia».
The White house confirmed that trump and may have been discussed during the conversation, the incident in Salisbury.
«Both leaders agreed on the importance of eliminating spy networks of Russia in great Britain and the United States to limit the Russian secret operation and prevent possible attacks with chemical weapons on the territory of both countries», – said in the White house.
4 March 2018 66-year-old Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter Yulia was hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning in British Salisbury.
The investigation revealed that during the attack was used that was developed in Russia, a nerve agent, Novichok. The Prime Minister may have demanded from the Kremlin to explain what had happened until the evening of March 13, otherwise London would take an incident of unlawful use of force by Russia against great Britain.
The UK position was supported by the government of France, USA, Germany, Australia and other countries.
Moscow has refused to answer the ultimatum of London, and demanded to give her samples of the substance that poisoned Skrobala.
March 14, the British authorities announced the expulsion of Russian diplomats 23, and the suspension of the planned bilateral contacts with Russia. March 17, Russia declared a persona non grata 23 British diplomats.
According to estimates by CNN on 28 March, Russian diplomats sent another 27 countries, including Ukraine.
NATO also withdraws the accreditation of seven Russian representatives to the Alliance.
Mei discussed with Merkel and trump the opposition to increased Russian aggression and the importance of eliminating its espionage networks 29.03.2018