Novichok poisonings: UK points the finger at Russia

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Security minister Ben Wallace calls on Moscow to help with Wiltshire investigation

The UK security minister, Ben Wallace, has pointed to Russia as being responsible for the nerve agent poisonings in Wiltshire and called on Moscow to help authorities keep the people of Britain safe by giving information.

An urgent investigation is under way to discover how a British couple were left critically ill by the nerve agent novichok, the same military-grade poison that nearly killed the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, four months ago. The home secretary, Sajid Javid, will chair a meeting of the government’s emergency Cobra committee on Thursday morning and is due to make a statement to the Commons afterwards.

Related: Wiltshire incident Q&A: is there any link to the Skripal case?

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