UK Lawmaker Says Spy Poisoning Looks to be ‘State-Sponsored’

Tom Tugendhat, who chairs Parliament's Foreign Affairs committee, says the difficulty of manufacturing and transporting nerve agents is one of the elements pointing to state backing.

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will update lawmakers Monday on the nerve-agent poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, and a senior lawmaker said he expects her to blame the Russian government. Tom Tugendhat, who chairs Parliament's Foreign Affairs committee, said the case is "looking awfully like it was state-sponsored attempted murder." He told the BBC he expected May to direct blame "toward the Russian state." The difficulty of manufacturing and… Read at AP News

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