UK should wait for evidence before taking further measures against Russia, says Labour leader
Jeremy Corbyn has said he would still do business with Vladimir Putin, as Russian diplomats expelled from the UK over the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter leave the embassy in London.
Speaking as ministers considered whether to introduce more sanctions against Russia over the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, the Labour leader suggested they should wait for evidence before imposing further measures.
Today we stand together with our friends and colleagues from @RussianEmbassy who have to leave Even before this crisis did all to make their work more difficult- not giving dip visas for 6-12 months! Our support in this difficult times to the families of our friends! pic.twitter.com/CkbhUPk6jg
On further action against Russia, the ambassador should be expelled immediately after the disgraceful and contemptuous way he and his staff have behaved. He is a cheap propaganda agent with no interest whatever in promoting ‘diplomatic’ relations.
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