Lithuanian formin backs UK position on Skripal poisoning as he leaves for London

Investigation into Sergei Skripal's poisoning
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“The UK government has announced that it is highly likely that the roots of the attack are in Russia. We are in full solidarity with the United Kingdom and (share) their concern,” the minister told BNS on Tuesday morning.

The use of a military-grade nerve agent in NATO‘s territory would be a special case and, therefore, it is important to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice, he said.

In London, Linkevičius is scheduled to meet with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, parliamentarians and Prime Minister Theresa May‘s foreign policy adviser, as well as members of the local Lithuanian community.

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