Statement by the Foreign Affairs Council on the Salisbury attack

19.03.2018

Ms Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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The European Union strongly condemns the attack that took place against Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, UK on 4 March 2018, that also left a police officer seriously ill. The lives of many citizens were threatened by this reckless and illegal act. The European Union takes extremely seriously the UK Government's assessment that it is highly likely that the Russian Federation is responsible.

Read the full press release here.

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