UK says Russia to pay high price if it fails to play by international rules

10:40, 01 October 2018
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Britain has accused two men it says are officers from Russia’s GRU military intelligence service of carrying out an attack on a former Russian double agent and his daughter in Britain earlier this year using a military-grade nerve agent, according to Reuters.

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“Under the Conservatives Britain has a simple message for the Kremlin: If you try to intimidate this country, if you use chemical weapons, if you don’t play by the international rules, the price will always be too high,” he told the governing Conservative Party’s annual conference.

Hunt also said Britain was “going to close the net on the GRU.”

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