- Russia still prime suspect
- Former OPCW head describes UK government action as ‘premature’ and says impossible to analyse and identify toxin in 24hrs, let alone source
- Queries why OPCW was not called in immediately.
José Bustani is a former Brazilian ambassador to the UK and was the first Director General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). He told the broadcaster RT that the UK government was ‘premature’ in deciding the source of the Salisbury toxin was Russia and that the government could not possibly have analysed and identified it as quickly as it claimed to:
Bustani also queried why the UK had not called in the OPCW immediately to identify the toxin, in accordance with usual practice.
The most likely source of the toxin is probably still Russia, but the UK government’s handling of the crisis and the lies it has told around it are falling apart almost by the minute.
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