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Simon Cotton said: "Sarin and VX aren't that difficult to make if you have access to the chemicals you need" External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 6:46:00 PM CET

Maria Zakharova said: "another information and political campaign based on provocation," External link

RTERadioTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:54:00 PM CET

Sergei A Markov said: “It’s very clear. There is no real investigation, everything is secret, but they immediately blame Russia,” External link

theglobeandmailTuesday, March 13, 2018 11:18:00 PM CET

Tom Tugendhat said: "We have enormous amounts of control of a lot of people's assets through various means, and I think it's important we exercise that," "If you get the right people and you freeze their assets, it can make a lot of difference" External link

idahostatesmanTuesday, March 13, 2018 9:56:00 PM CET

Theresa May added: “no credible response, we will conclude that this action amounts to an unlawful use of force by the Russian State against the UK” “And I will come back to this House and set out the full range of measures that we will take in response” External link

independent-UGTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:15:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: “Before delivering ultimatums to report to the British government within 24 hours,” External link

wnTuesday, March 13, 2018 7:42:00 PM CET

Boris Johnson added: “It’s up to them. They’ve got until midnight tonight to clear up the matter” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:37:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: "It sounds to me that they believe it was Russia and I would certainly take that finding as fact" External link

idahostatesmanTuesday, March 13, 2018 9:56:00 PM CET

Kirill Kleimenov said: "Alcoholism, drug addiction, stress, and depression are inevitable professional illnesses of a traitor resulting in heart attacks and even suicide," External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:54:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: “Of course, we heard the ultimatum that was made in London,” External link

marketwatchTuesday, March 13, 2018 2:37:00 PM CET

Theresa May told: “We do want to ensure that we get the maximum possible consensus across the House on this particular issue,” External link

thenews-pkWednesday, March 14, 2018 3:10:00 AM CET

Andrea Sella said: "Using Novichok makes it pretty clear that it was likely Russia that was behind this," External link

abc-auTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:32:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: "Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea was the first time since the Second World War that one sovereign nation has forcibly taken territory from another in Europe," External link

click2houstonMonday, March 12, 2018 8:46:00 PM CET

Peter Ricketts said: “Russia is isolating itself by this behavior” External link

politico-euMonday, March 12, 2018 11:28:00 AM CET

Boris Johnson said: "We don’t want to demonise either Russia or the Russian people for whom obviously we have a very high regard. " External link

TheScotsmanTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:27:00 PM CET

Donald Trump added (about Theresa May): "As soon as we get the facts straight and we are going to be speaking with the British today, we're speaking with Theresa May today, and as soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russia or whoever it may be. " External link

themirrorTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:24:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "We've made a statement to dismiss this as nonsense. We have nothing to do with this," External link

euronews-enWednesday, March 14, 2018 4:11:00 AM CET

Boris Johnson said: “If this was a direct act by the Russian state then it would not simply be a threat to the UK, but a clear violation of the chemical weapons convention, a breach of international law and a threat to those who abide by the rules-based international order as a whole” External link

focus-news-enWednesday, March 14, 2018 2:37:00 AM CET

Vladimir Putin replied: "You sort it out for yourselves, and then we will discuss this with you" External link

globalsecurityTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:37:00 AM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "There is never a justification for this type of attack," External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:15:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: "immediately provide full and complete disclosure of the novichok programme to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons" External link

irishexaminerMonday, March 12, 2018 7:14:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “the use of a highly lethal nerve agent against UK citizens on UK soil is an outrage. The attack was reckless, indiscriminate and irresponsible ... We stand by our closest ally in the special relationship that we have” External link

nampaMonday, March 12, 2018 9:02:00 PM CET

Boris Johnson added: "We've given the Russians until midnight to explain how the Novichok could have come to be on the streets of Britain. We cannot exclude that they have an explanation and we will want a full disclosure to the chemical weapons watchdog in the Hague. If not, there is a package of measures that we would use" External link

xinhuanet_enTuesday, March 13, 2018 10:57:00 PM CET

Theresa May replied: “Why should we be watching their propaganda in this Parliament?” External link

southwalesargusTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:12:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "We've been monitoring the incident closely, take it very seriously," External link

news4jaxTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:04:00 AM CET

Theresa May says: "It is highly likely that Russia was responsible" External link

msn-ukMonday, March 12, 2018 6:50:00 PM CET

Theresa May said (about Sergei Skripal): “It is now clear that Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia. This is part of a group of nerve agents known as ‘Novichok’,” External link

nprMonday, March 12, 2018 7:32:00 PM CET

Mikhail Lyubimov said (about Sergei Skripal): "Skripal was sent to the West in a swap; that means he's absolutely uninteresting to us. He's a small-fry," External link

ABCnewsMonday, March 12, 2018 11:18:00 PM CET

Huckabee Sanders said: "We've been monitoring the incident closely, taking it very seriously. The use of a highly lethal nerve agent against UK citizens on UK soil is an outrage. " External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 11:18:00 PM CET

Theresa May added: "We will not tolerate such a brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil," External link

denverpostTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:40:00 AM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "There is never a justification for this type of attack – the attempted murder of a private citizen on the soil of a sovereign nation – and we are outraged that Russia appears to have again engaged in such behavior," "From Ukraine to Syria – and now the U.K. – Russia continues to be an irresponsible force of instability in the world, acting with open disregard for the sovereignty of other states and the life of their citizens," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, March 14, 2018 3:47:00 AM CET

Sally Davies said: “I want to reassure the general public that the risk to us all from this incident in Salisbury has not changed, and that the risk to us all remains low” External link

dailyechoMonday, March 12, 2018 1:53:00 PM CET

Dmitry Peskov said: "In any case, this is not our affair at all," "The aforesaid Russian citizen had worked for one of Britain's secret services. The incident occurred in British territory. By all means this is not an affair that concerns Russia, let alone Russia's leadership" External link

latimesMonday, March 12, 2018 9:44:00 PM CET

Theresa May said (about Sergei Skripal): “It is now clear that Mr. Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of the type developed by Russia,” External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:47:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "We agree that those responsible - both those who committed the crime and those who ordered it - must face appropriately serious consequences," External link

theherald-auTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:34:00 AM CET

Theresa May said (about Boris Johnson): "My Right Honourable friend [Minister Boris Johnson] has stated to the ambassador that the Russian Federation must immediately provide full and complete disclosure of the novichock program to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and he has requested the Russian government's response by the end of tomorrow," External link

tenplayMonday, March 12, 2018 9:57:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: “This has happened against a backdrop of a well-established pattern of Russian aggression,” External link

thejournalMonday, March 12, 2018 7:32:00 PM CET

John Brennan said: “When I hear what Vladimir Putin was saying about the nuclear capabilities he has [and] then the president of the United States is tweeting about Alec Baldwin ... I mean, where is your sense of priorities?” External link

news-yahooTuesday, March 13, 2018 10:40:00 PM CET

Mark Simakovsky said (about Rex W Tillerson): "The US and UK share intelligence, and details about who was behind this attack likely reached the White House pretty quickly," "Tillerson probably recognized that it was abnormal for the White House to go so long without issuing a statement supporting the UK's findings and felt like he had to step in to fill that gap" External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:54:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “The attack was reckless, indiscriminate and irresponsible,” External link

independent-UGTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:15:00 AM CET

Richard Kauzlarich said: "If you've got an organization like NATO, of which the US is a member, essentially saying the same thing the British government and the US secretary of state did," External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:54:00 PM CET

Mark Simakovsky said: "will make it hurt for the Russian government," External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:15:00 AM CET

Ben West said: "The whole point of intelligence work is to avoid drama," "You want to be able to operate quietly and under the radar ... whenever you see an intelligence operation ... get so much publicity and it's so obviously connected to one actor, that really shows its weakness" External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:15:00 AM CET

James Nixey said: “It’s a game of chicken between Russia and the West,” External link

bloombergTuesday, March 13, 2018 9:40:00 PM CET

Andrea Sella said: "With these kinds of substances, they are just so dangerous that no fly-by-night terrorist group is going to cook this up," "It really smells like a government outfit" External link

abc-auTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:32:00 AM CET

Marina Litvinenko said: “When you allow these people to use your country for holiday, for buying property, to raise their children, it means you allow them to do everything,” External link

seattlepiMonday, March 12, 2018 10:25:00 PM CET

Tom Tugendhat said: "Frankly, I would be surprised if she did not point the finger at the Kremlin," "It's clear that we have got the Russia government behaving certainly aggressively towards people in the United Kingdom, and even in quite a corrupting way" External link

albawaba-enMonday, March 12, 2018 4:38:00 PM CET

Jenny Harries suggested: “Wipe personal items such as phones, handbags and other electronic items with cleansing or baby wipes and dispose of the wipes in the bin,” External link

kuwaittimesMonday, March 12, 2018 8:23:00 PM CET

Sally Davies said: “We have now learnt that there has been some trace contamination by the nerve agent in both The Mill pub and Zizzi’s restaurant in Salisbury,” External link

citizenMonday, March 12, 2018 6:20:00 PM CET

Theresa May said (about Sergei Skripal): “The government has concluded that it is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei and Yulia Skripal” "This attempted murder using a weapons-grade nerve agent in a British town was not just a crime against the Skripals," External link

aa-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:05:00 AM CET

Maria Zakharova warned: "One should not threaten a nuclear power" External link

radioaustraliaWednesday, March 14, 2018 1:32:00 AM CET

Donald Trump told: "As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russia or whoever it may be," External link

unian-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 6:02:00 PM CET

Boris Johnson said: "If they can come up with a convincing explanation then obviously we will want to see full disclosure of that to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in the Hague. " External link

TheScotsmanTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:27:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: “It is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei and (his daughter) Yulia Skripal,” External link

aawsatMonday, March 12, 2018 8:14:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: "It sounds to me like it was Russia based on all the evidence they have," External link

news4jaxTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:20:00 PM CET

Bill Browder said: "This is a state-sponsored act of terrorism using chemical weapons by Russia — I don't think there could be anything more grave," External link

CBCTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:10:00 PM CET

Vyacheslav Volodin told (about Theresa May): "The British Prime Minister Theresa May is very clumsy in trying to cast the suspicions away from the British side... All the responsibility for the situation that involves our nationals who have left our country is on Britain," External link

aljazeera-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:16:00 PM CET

Amber Rudd said: "In the weeks to come, I will want to satisfy myself that the allegations are nothing more than that," "The police and MI5 agree and will assist in that endeavor" External link

wacotribTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:49:00 PM CET

Boris Johnson added: "I’ve been very encouraged so far by the strength of the support that we are getting," External link

TheScotsmanTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:27:00 PM CET

Valentina Matvienko said: “In Russia, a very important political campaign is underway on preparing for the presidential election,” “This is another fake aimed at whipping up another round of the Russophobic campaign” External link

WashingtonPostTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:47:00 PM CET

Huckabee Sanders said: “the use of a highly lethal nerve agent against UK citizens on UK soil is an outrage. The attack was reckless, indiscriminate and irresponsible ... We stand by our closest ally in the special relationship that we have” External link

thenationalTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:59:00 AM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “The use of a highly lethal nerve agent against U.K. citizens on U.K. soil is an outrage,” External link

globalsecurityTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:37:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "We issued a note requesting an access to the substance in order for our experts to analyze it in accordance with the convention," External link

news4jaxTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:20:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "We have full confidence in the UK's investigation and its assessment that Russia was likely responsible for the nerve agent attack that took place in Salisbury last week," "We agree that those responsible -- both those who committed the crime and those who ordered it -- must face appropriately serious consequences. We stand in solidarity with our allies in the United Kingdom and will continue to coordinate closely our responses" External link

themalaymailonlineTuesday, March 13, 2018 2:11:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "Now everything is beginning the same way: we are given nothing in response to our application," External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:22:00 PM CET

Boris Johnson said: "I increasingly think we need to classify them as acts of war," External link

upiMonday, March 12, 2018 8:09:00 PM CET

Tom Tugendhat said: "This, if not an act of war, was certainly a war-like act by the Russian Federation. " External link

expressMonday, March 12, 2018 7:47:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said (about Theresa May): "It sounds to me like it would be Russia, based on all of the evidence they have," "Theresa May is going to be speaking to me today ... As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russia" External link

presstvWednesday, March 14, 2018 12:18:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: "Russia has previously produced this agent, and the government has concluded that it is highly likely that Russia was responsible," External link

CBSnewsMonday, March 12, 2018 6:50:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: “If the procedures stipulated by the convention will be implemented I assure you that Russia will fulfil its obligations,” External link

channelnewsasiaTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:26:00 PM CET

Dmitry Peskov said: "The Russian citizen you mention ... worked for one of Britain's special services, the incident took place on British territory, and it is in no way an issue for Russia, let alone for the Russian leadership," External link

presstvMonday, March 12, 2018 4:16:00 PM CET

Dmitry Peskov said: ``has nothing to do with Russia, let alone the Russian leadership.'' External link

economictimesMonday, March 12, 2018 8:09:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson added: "There is never a justification for this type of attack -- the attempted murder of a private citizen on the soil of a sovereign nation -- and we are outraged that Russia appears to have again engaged in such behavior," External link

foxnewsTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:08:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov told: "Russia is not guilty. Russia is ready to cooperate according to the Chemical Weapons Convention, if Britain takes the trouble and condescends to carry out its international obligations according to the same document," External link

themalaymailonlineTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:06:00 PM CET

Debbie Power told: "It's been a week. We really need to know what's going on. It's either really, really bad or it's not," External link

diariodelwebMonday, March 12, 2018 2:20:00 PM CET

Gary Stephens said: "It causes a slowing of the heart and restriction of the airways, leading to death by asphyxiation," External link

digitaljournalTuesday, March 13, 2018 2:53:00 AM CET

Jeremy Corbyn said: "We need to continue seeking a robust dialogue with Russia on all the issues dividing our countries, both domestic and international - rather than simply cutting off contact and simply letting tensions and divisions get worse, and potentially even more dangerous" External link

belfasttelegraphMonday, March 12, 2018 6:53:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson told: "I cannot understand why anyone would take such an action. But this is a substance that is known to us and does not exist widely," External link

HonululuAdvertiserTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:00:00 AM CET

Tom Tugendhat said: "The key with responding to Russia is making sure we make Putin realize what we're doing, and make people who support him realize that supporting him isn't a great idea," "And that, to be honest, doesn't mean general sanctions. That means very specific sanctions" External link

presstvMonday, March 12, 2018 4:16:00 PM CET

Simon Cotton said: "A drop would be needed, that is all, it is that sort of scale - a tiny scale," External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 6:46:00 PM CET

Liam Byrne said (about Rex W Tillerson): "Secretary Tillerson and the US State Department stood with us over Russia this week - now the White House needs to do the same" External link

expressTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:41:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "The attack was reckless, indiscriminate, and irresponsible. We offer the fullest condemnation...and our support to the U.K. government," "We stand by our closest ally and the special relationship that we have" External link

globalsecurityWednesday, March 14, 2018 3:47:00 AM CET

Simon Coveney said: “Ireland condemns this cowardly attack which has taken place on our neighbour’s soil,” “The use of chemical weapons, including the use of any toxic weapons, is unacceptable and abhorrent” External link

thejournalTuesday, March 13, 2018 10:20:00 PM CET

Theresa May added: "It was an indiscriminate and reckless act against the United Kingdom, putting the lives of innocent civilians at risk. And we will not tolerate such a brazen attempt to murder innocent civilians on our soil," External link

aawsatMonday, March 12, 2018 8:14:00 PM CET

Dmitry Peskov told: "The mentioned Russian citizen worked for one of the British intelligence services, the incident occurred in Great Britain. This is not a matter for the Russian government," External link

themalaymailonlineMonday, March 12, 2018 3:36:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "Meanwhile, the requested party has a full right to get access to the substance in question to have a chance to carry out its own analysis into this substance," External link

dailystarTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:46:00 PM CET

Vladimir Putin said: "We're dealing with agriculture here...& you talk to me about some tragedies. Get to the bottom of things there, then we'll discuss this" External link

dnaindiaMonday, March 12, 2018 8:01:00 PM CET

Richard Kauzlarich said: "for whatever reason, is not prepared to put Russia on the spot," External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:54:00 PM CET

Aaron Blake said: "Sanders said repeatedly that the United States stands with its ally, Britain, but it didn't join its conclusions about Russia's involvement yet," External link

independent-UKMonday, March 12, 2018 9:15:00 PM CET

Pavlo Klimkin added (about Boris Johnson): "Therefore, we stand by Great Britain. If some of our assistance, expert or other help, is required, of course, we will provide it. I will give Boris Johnson a call to repeat this, although we have sent this message already," External link

unian-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:32:00 PM CET

Donald Trump agreed: “the Russian government must provide unambiguous answers as to how this nerve agent came to be used” External link

focus-news-enWednesday, March 14, 2018 2:37:00 AM CET

Nicholas Soames responded: "I don't think that it's nearly serious enough for the kind of steps that I believe this Government will need to take against Russia. I think just to say that you're not going to send a lot of dignitaries to the World Cup is nowhere near good enough, it's a pathetic response. " External link

irishexaminerTuesday, March 13, 2018 8:15:00 PM CET

Tom Tugendhat told: “Frankly I would be surprised if she did not point the finger at the Kremlin,” External link

kuwaittimesMonday, March 12, 2018 8:23:00 PM CET

Sergei A Markov told (about Theresa May): "Theresa May has a lot of problems because of the failure in the parliamentary elections, Brexit, and the complicated situation with the border between Ireland and the Northern Ireland," External link

aljazeera-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:16:00 PM CET

Radosław Sikorski added: “I don’t think the prime minister would say what she said in the House of Commons without strong evidence,” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:06:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov told: “We have already made a statement that this [Russia’s involvement] is rubbish … Russia is innocent, Russia is ready to cooperate in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention, if the UK … implements its international legal obligations under this document,” External link

thenationonlinengTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:51:00 PM CET

Simon Cotton added: "People would start feeling funny within a few seconds, but it would depend on the dose," External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 6:46:00 PM CET

Tom Tugendhat told: "We're expecting the prime minister to make an announcement soon and frankly I would be surprised if she did not point the finger at the Kremlin," External link

timesofmaltaMonday, March 12, 2018 10:54:00 AM CET

Vladimir Dzhabarov said (about Sergei Skripal): “I think this a provocation on the eve of the elections and the World Cup,” “Why eliminate Skripal? If he was such a valuable agent, he wouldn’t have been swapped” External link

lahtTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:48:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: “We must now stand ready to take extensive measures,” External link

news-yahooTuesday, March 13, 2018 10:40:00 PM CET

Bill Browder told: "They [Russia] have the ability, the willingness and history of doing this," External link

CBCTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:10:00 PM CET

Jens Stoltenberg said: "The UK is a highly valued ally, and this incident is of great concern to NATO. NATO is in touch with the UK authorities on this issue," External link

muscatdailyTuesday, March 13, 2018 7:39:00 AM CET

Jens Stoltenberg said: "the U.K. is a highly valued ally, and this incident is of great concern to NATO.... The use of any nerve agent is horrendous and completely unacceptable" External link

globalsecurityWednesday, March 14, 2018 3:47:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: "Should there be no credible response, we will conclude that this action amounts to an unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the United Kingdom," External link

CBCMonday, March 12, 2018 8:59:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said (about Sergei Skripal): "Meanwhile, the requested party has a full right to get access to the substance in question to have a chance to carry out its own analysis into this substance," "As soon as rumors emerged, which were spread by almost all representatives of the British leadership, that a substance made in Russia had been used in Skripal’s poisoning, we immediately sent an official note asking for the access to that substance so that our experts could analyze it," External link

itartass_enTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:14:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "Despite these absolutely lawful demands, we received an inarticulate answer meaning that our request has been rejected," External link

itartass_enTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:14:00 PM CET

Philip Hammond told: “This is a police investigation and it will be evidence-led and we must go where the evidence takes us,” External link

presstvMonday, March 12, 2018 4:16:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: "This attempted murder using a weapons-grade nerve agent in a British town was not just a crime against the Skripals. " External link

noviniteTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:01:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov told: “Before giving ultimatums it’s better to honour your own obligations on international law,” External link

channelnewsasiaTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:26:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson added: “Instead, what we’ve seen is a pivot on their part to be more aggressive,” External link

thejournalTuesday, March 13, 2018 8:42:00 AM CET

Maria Zakharova added: "Rather than think up new fairy tales, maybe someone in the kingdom could explain how the previous ones ended up -- about Litvinenko, Berezovsky, Perepilichny and many others who have mysteriously died on British soil," External link

news-yahooMonday, March 12, 2018 10:15:00 PM CET

Maria Zakharova said: "The conclusion is obvious - a next political media campaign based on provocation," External link

itartass_enTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:42:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "We have already made a statement that this is all nonsense ... We have no relation to it," External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:22:00 PM CET

Federica Mogherini said: “We stand with the UK in pursuit of justice in this case and are ready to offer support if necessary” External link

expressWednesday, March 14, 2018 2:47:00 AM CET

Amber Rudd said: "I will want to satisfy myself that the allegations are nothing more than that," External link

standardTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:20:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said (about Sergei Skripal): "As soon as the rumors came up that the poisoning of Skripal involved a Russia-produced agent, which almost the entire English leadership has been fanning up, we sent an official request for access to this compound so that our experts could analyze it in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention [CWC]," External link

nypostTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:44:00 PM CET

Konstantin Kosachyov wrote: “For Britain, the Queen of Courts, this is a complete degradation,” External link

WashingtonPostTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:27:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "We have already made a statement to say this is nonsense," "We have nothing to do with this" External link

rferlWednesday, March 14, 2018 8:30:00 AM CET

Vitaly Milonov told: “They had to make this fantasy. They had to kill this poor pensioner, useless for us. This is a drama for British TV,” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:06:00 PM CET

Mark Rowley confirmed: "Scientific tests by government experts have identified the specific nerve agent used which will help identify the source but at this stage in a fast-paced ongoing investigation we will not comment further" External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 6:46:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: "On Wednesday we will consider in detail the response from the Russian State. " External link

irishexaminerTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:12:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: “to discuss the response from Russia, whatever that may be,” External link

yahoo-auTuesday, March 13, 2018 6:09:00 PM CET

Matthew Dean said: "People are used to seeing the military around," External link

irishexaminerMonday, March 12, 2018 7:14:00 PM CET

Donald Trump said: “As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russia or whoever it may be,” “It sounds to me like they believe it was Russia, and I would certainly take that finding as fact,” External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:52:00 PM CET

Neil Basu said: "The public are going to continue to see a great deal of police activity in and around the city, including potentially more cordons being erected, but please don't be alarmed. " External link

irishexaminerTuesday, March 13, 2018 8:15:00 PM CET

Chris Bryant said: “Can we just stop Russia Today just broadcasting its propaganda in this country?” External link

southwalesargusTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:12:00 PM CET

Maria Zakharova said: “This is a circus show in the British parliament” External link

aawsatMonday, March 12, 2018 8:14:00 PM CET

Dmitry Peskov said (about Sergei Skripal): "We consider inappropriate any mention of the Russian government in the context of what happened to Sergei Skripal. " External link

irishexaminerMonday, March 12, 2018 7:14:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "The use of a highly lethal nerve agent against UK citizens on UK soil is an outrage," "The attack was reckless, indiscriminate and irresponsible. We offer the fullest condemnation" External link

gulfnewsTuesday, March 13, 2018 2:02:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: "The Government has concluded that it is highly likely that Russia was responsible," "Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country, or the Russian government lost control" External link

StuffMonday, March 12, 2018 7:08:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “Right now we are standing with our U.K. ally. I think they’re still working through even some of the details of that,” External link

thehillTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:07:00 AM CET

Konstantin Kosachyov wrote: “For Britain, the Queen of Courts, this is a complete degradation,” “The accused has to provide the proof, not the court or the prosecutor, without being given access either to the evidence or the trial itself” External link

wnTuesday, March 13, 2018 7:42:00 PM CET

Theresa May added: "Russia has fomented conflict in the Donbas, repeatedly violated the national airspace of several European countries, and mounted a sustained campaign of cyber espionage and disruption. This has included meddling in elections, and hacking the Danish Ministry of Defence and the Bundestag, among many others," External link

click2houstonMonday, March 12, 2018 8:46:00 PM CET

Theresa May told: "military-grade nerve agent developed by Russia," External link

iolMonday, March 12, 2018 8:03:00 PM CET

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "We've been monitoring the incident closely, taking it very seriously. The use of a highly lethal nerve agent against UK citizens on UK soil is an outrage. " External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 11:18:00 PM CET

Mathieu Boulegue added (about Theresa May): "I want [Mrs May] to send a message to Russia and not against the Russian people. It’s not about putting people in a more difficult situation, it’s about who stole their own money and used it in the UK and Europe”. While the PM could extend financial and travel sanctions against Russian individuals, some questioned whether they would work. “Russia is learning to live around the sanctions … so in a way they have sort of become the new normal," External link

thenationalWednesday, March 14, 2018 4:49:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: "There are only two plausible explanations for what happened in Salisbury on March 4. " External link

irishexaminerMonday, March 12, 2018 7:14:00 PM CET

Maria Zakharova told: “No one can go to a parliament of their country and say: I give Russia 24 hours,” External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 8:36:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: “This is a really egregious act. It appears that it clearly came from Russia,” External link

voanewsTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:56:00 AM CET

Jason Mack said: “From Ukraine to Syria, and now the United Kingdom, Russia continues to be an irresponsible force of instability in the world, acting with open disregard for the sovereignty of other states and the lives of those living within their borders,” External link

reuters-inWednesday, March 14, 2018 12:10:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: "and asked him to explain which of these two possibilities it is," External link

ABCnewsTuesday, March 13, 2018 8:28:00 AM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "Instead what we've seen is a pivot on their part to be more aggressive," "And this is very, very concerning to me and others that there seems to be a certain unleashing of activity that we don't fully understand what the objective behind that is" External link

HonululuAdvertiserTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:00:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov said (about Alexander Litvinenko): "We began to cooperate with the investigation (on the Litvinenko case), but it was classified and we were told that all information could not be provided to us," External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:22:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "If those procedures that are envisaged in the convention are fulfilled, I assure you that the Russian Federation will fulfill its obligations and respond to the corresponding request within the period prescribed for the preparation of the response," External link

chinadailyTuesday, March 13, 2018 7:42:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: “We have full confidence in the UK’s investigation and its assessment that Russia was likely responsible for the nerve agent attack that took place in Salisbury last week,” External link

unian-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 6:02:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov told: “On these absolutely legitimate demands ... we received a gibberish response, which in general can be summarized by saying that we were denied these legitimate requests,” External link

theglobeandmailTuesday, March 13, 2018 11:18:00 PM CET

Dmitry Peskov said: "We've heard no statements from British politicians or officials Russia may be involved in this case somehow. We've seen various insinuations in the British media, which sometimes don't boast objectivity at all," External link

upiMonday, March 12, 2018 8:09:00 PM CET

Theresa May said (about Sergei Skripal): "Russia has previously produced this agent and would still be capable of doing so," "Russia's record of conducting state-sponsored assassinations, and our assessment that Russia views some defectors as legitimate targets for assassinations, the government has concluded that it is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei and Yulia Skripal," External link

thesunMonday, March 12, 2018 6:35:00 PM CET

Theresa May said (about Sergei Skripal): "Based on the positive identification of this chemical agent by world-leading experts at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down ... the Government has concluded that it is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei and [his daughter] Yulia Skripal," External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:15:00 AM CET

Donald Trump said (about Theresa May): “It sounds to me—I’m speaking to [British Prime Minister] Theresa May today—it sounds to me like it would be Russia, based on all of the evidence they have,” External link

themirrorTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:24:00 PM CET

Huckabee Sanders said: "We've been monitoring the incident closely, taking it very seriously. " External link

independent-UKMonday, March 12, 2018 9:15:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: "Through an official note we had demanded access to this substance," External link

dailytimesPKTuesday, March 13, 2018 6:06:00 PM CET

Timothy Ash says: “an understanding that the U.K. has to act and with very significant measures to ensure its own security,” External link

zerohedgeTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:35:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: "Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country, or the Russian government lost control of its potentially catastrophically damaging nerve agent, and allowed it to get into the hands of others," External link

noviniteTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:01:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: "There can be no question of business as usual with Russia" External link

gainesvilleMonday, March 12, 2018 10:06:00 PM CET

Alexandre Shulguin said: "Our British colleagues should recall that Russia and the United Kingdom are members of the OPCW which is one of the most successful and effective disarmament and non-proliferation mechanisms. " External link

xinhuanet_enTuesday, March 13, 2018 10:57:00 PM CET

Theresa May says: “We will conclude that this action amounts to an unlawful use of force by the Russian state” External link

msn-ukMonday, March 12, 2018 6:50:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov told: "Russia is innocent and Russia is ready to cooperate in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention if the United Kingdom condescends to honoring its international legal obligations related to the mentioned document," External link

sinacom-enWednesday, March 14, 2018 5:02:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: “This attempted murder using a weapons-grade nerve agent in a British town was not just a crime against the Skripals, it was an indiscriminate and reckless act against the United Kingdom, putting the lives of innocent civilians at risk,” External link

brisbanetimesMonday, March 12, 2018 8:04:00 PM CET

Valdis Dombrovskis said (about Norbert Roettgen): "Of course, the UK can count on EU solidarity in this regard. - German conservative politician Norbert Roettgen , who chairs the parliamentary foreign affairs committee, told Reuters news agency that there should be a joint Western response if Russia refuses to cooperate in the investigation of the attack. - The French Foreign Ministry called the attack " External link

deutschewelle-hrTuesday, March 13, 2018 1:34:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "It certainly will trigger a response. I'll leave it at that" External link

timeTuesday, March 13, 2018 2:55:00 AM CET

Jens Stoltenberg said: "The use of any nerve agent is horrendous and completely unacceptable. " External link

irishexaminerTuesday, March 13, 2018 9:04:00 AM CET

Radosław Sikorski responded (about Vitaly Milonov): “I think [Milonov] gave the best witness to his own character” External link

huffingtonpost-uk-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:06:00 PM CET

Sigmar Gabriel said: “We stand in solidarity on this issue with our British friends and are in close contact with the British government,” External link

arabnewsTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:14:00 PM CET

Theresa May told: “Either this was a direct act by the Russian state against our country,” External link

reuters-inTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:22:00 PM CET

Sally Davies said: "There has been some trace contamination by the nerve agent," "I am confident this has not harmed the health of anyone who was in The Mill pub or Zizzi's [restaurant]" External link

globalsecurityTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:37:00 AM CET

Amber Rudd said: "The Russians have started responding. The prime minister has been very clear that they have until midnight tonight to satisfy her requests," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, March 14, 2018 3:47:00 AM CET

Sergei A Markov said: "Novichok had been produced in Uzbekistan in the Soviet times and after the fall of the Soviet Union, as we know, the American intelligence services had access to this factory," "The American and British intelligence services have a very strong cooperation with each other, and I am sure 100 percent that the British got this Novichok nerve agent from them for this provocation" External link

aljazeera-enTuesday, March 13, 2018 4:16:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "This is a substance that is known to us and does not exist widely. It is only in the hands of a very, very limited number of parties. And I don't want to say anything further than that," External link

news4jaxTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:04:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov said: “We have already made a statement that it’s all nonsense,” External link

politicoTuesday, March 13, 2018 3:53:00 PM CET

Theresa May said: “It is now clear that Mr. Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of the type developed by Russia,” “The government has concluded it is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei Skripal” External link

politico-euMonday, March 12, 2018 7:12:00 PM CET

Rex W Tillerson said: "You take a substance like was used, which is an extremely dangerous substance, into another country, into a public place, where you know many others are going to be exposed...it's almost beyond comprehension that a state, an organized state, would do something like that," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, March 14, 2018 3:47:00 AM CET

Maria Zakharova said: "Not a single British media outlet will work in our country if they shut down Russia Today," External link

deutschewelle-srWednesday, March 14, 2018 4:45:00 AM CET

Sergei Lavrov : “We’ve got nothing to do with it” External link

thetimesTuesday, March 13, 2018 6:15:00 PM CET

Maria Zakharova said: "It is a circus in the British parliament. The conclusion is obvious: it is another informational and political campaign based on a provocation," External link

mid-dayTuesday, March 13, 2018 8:08:00 AM CET

Margaret Cowie told: "If it's as serious as what they are saying, then I doubt washing your clothes is going to make a big difference," External link

africatimeMonday, March 12, 2018 12:55:00 PM CET

Simon Cotton added: "It is basically overstimulated to death because of the build-up of acetylcholine" External link

themirrorMonday, March 12, 2018 6:46:00 PM CET

James Slack said: "it is important that we allow the police to get on with their work, that we gather all the evidence and if we get to a position when we are able to attribute this attack then we will do so and the government will deliver an appropriate response" External link

tri-cityheraldMonday, March 12, 2018 2:32:00 PM CET

Sergei Lavrov told: "On these absolutely legitimate demands... we received a gibberish response," External link

thenationalWednesday, March 14, 2018 4:49:00 AM CET

Gary Stephens said: “It means the chemicals that are mixed to create it are much easier to deliver with no risk to the health of the courier,” External link

themalaymailonlineTuesday, March 13, 2018 2:11:00 AM CET

Vladimir Dzhabarov told: “This already is not our issue,” External link

bostonglobeMonday, March 12, 2018 10:56:00 PM CET

Andrea Sella said: "With Novichok, you have the potential for a slower-release agent, which gives you much more control," External link

abc-auTuesday, March 13, 2018 12:32:00 AM CET

Theresa May said: “We are looking seriously at the amendments,” External link

brisbanetimesMonday, March 12, 2018 8:04:00 PM CET

Theresa May said (about Sergei Skripal): “The government has concluded that it is highly likely that Russia was responsible for the act against Sergei and Yulia Skripal.” External link

yahoo-auMonday, March 12, 2018 8:31:00 PM CET

Edward Price said (about Donald Trump): "In historical terms, this is far from normal," "But, for whatever reason, it's become the new normal under President Trump" External link

beaumontenterpriseTuesday, March 13, 2018 5:54:00 PM CET

Scott Neuman reported (about Sergei Skripal): “Skripal had retired from Russia’s SVR foreign intelligence service, a successor to the KGB, when he was arrested and convicted in 2006 of working undercover for Britain’s MI6. In 2010 he arrived in the U.K. as part of a prisoner swap between Moscow and Washington” External link

nprMonday, March 12, 2018 7:32:00 PM CET

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