Lavrov Holds 1st Meeting With Truss In New York Amid New UK Accusations Under Skripal Case

UNITED NATIONS (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 23rd September, 2021) Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has held the first meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss in New York amid the new UK accusations against Russia under the Skripal poisoning case.

The ministers have expressed their satisfaction with the meeting, which was held in a closed format.

On Tuesday, the UK Counter Terrorism Policing network said prosecutors have identified and indicted a third suspect in the Skripal poisoning case. According to UK investigators, this is a "GRU officer Denis Sergeev" who allegedly arrived in the UK as "Sergey Fedotov."

Ivan Volodin, Minister Counselor of the Russian Embassy in the UK, was summoned to the Foreign Office in connection with the indictment of the third person involved in the case.