UK PM May to make statement to parliament on Salisbury incident

LONDON, March 14 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a statement to parliament on Wednesday about the poisoning of a former Russian double agent, the opposition Labour Party said on Twitter.

Britain is braced for a showdown with Russia after a midnight deadline set by May expired without an explanation from Moscow about how a Soviet-era nerve toxin was used to strike down Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. (Reporting by William James; editing by Stephen Addison)

03/14/2018 6:45

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