Russia said on Thursday it would retaliate very soon for Britain’s expulsion of 23 diplomats as Moscow and London traded public insults about a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent in England.After the first known use of a military-grade nerve toxin on British soil since World War Two, the United States, France, NATO and the European Union gave verbal support to May, though it remained unclear what action the West would take.London says the Russian state is responsible for trying to kill Sergei Skripal – a former Russian intelligence officer who betrayed dozens of agents to Britain’s MI6 – with Novichok, a lethal nerve agent developed by the Soviet military.
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