EU Ambassadors agree on sanctions against Skripal case suspects

EU Ambassadors agreed on sanctions against four officers of Russias General Intelligence Department (GRU), including against two suspects of poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yuliya in Salisbury, as TRadio Liberty correspondent Rikard Jozwiak reported on Twitter.
EU ambs have today agreed to sanction 4 GRU officers, including the two #Salisbury Rikard Jozwiak (@RikardJozwiak) [url=]January 16, 2019
As it was reported earlier, theUnited States Department of Treasury introduced sanctions against 18 Russians including the agents of Russias Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) Anatoliy Chepiga and Aleksandr Mishkin (known as Petrov and Boshirov), suspected ofpoisoning ex-GRU agent Sergei Skripal.
Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisonedin British Salisbury in March 2018. Theresa May, British PM, stated that Russia was responsible for that, and the investigation has confirmed the use of theNovichoknerve agent, produced in Russia.

Reportedly, the Crown Prosecution Service of the U.K. called the names ofthe suspects inthe poisoning of the ex-GRU officer Sergey Skripaland his daughterYulia. The police suspect Russians Alexander Petrov and RuslanBoshirov. They are accused of the poisoning ofSkripals, apolice officer who participated in the investigation, and two U.K. citizens in Amesbury.
Later it was reported thatthere could be four more suspects in theSkripal case,apart from Aleksandr Petrov and RuslanBoshirov, whose names were revealed by the British counter-intelligence.
As it was reported earlier, one of the suspects of poisoningSergey Skripalin British Salisbury,
Russian RuslanBoshirov turned out to be Anatoliy Chepiga, the Colonel of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Russia (GRU).
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