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Spy poisoning: UK secret services 'act with licence to kill' says Russia foreign minister | ITV News

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Russia's foreign minister has accused the UK of "putting all decency aside" over its claims that Moscow is to blame for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

Sergei Lavrov appeared to suggested that UK secret services may have been involved in the March 4 attack in Salisbury, which he said may have been "beneficial" to the British Government to distract attention from Brexit.

"Experts say this may be rather advantageous for Britain's special services, which are known for their ability to act with a licence to kill," he said.

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