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All this is cause for grave concern as we now face a clear case of a new family of toxic chemicals intended to kill.
The European Council in its conclusions of 22 March 2018 condemned the Salisbury attack in the strongest possible terms and expressed unqualified solidarity with the United Kingdom in the face of this grave challenge to our shared security.
It agreed with the United Kingdom Government's assessment that it is highly likely that the
Russian Federation is responsible and that there is no plausible alternative explanation.
It was identified as Novichok, which is a family of nerve agents.
Thats a letter from a Bulgarian representative to the UN....NOT a briefing.
So when it's analysed it just shows the chemicals that go into making it. Nothing else that can be used as an identifier.
The OPCW released findings or said it agreed with the SENTIMENT of the the UK that the most PROBABLE guilty party is Russia....?
11. The TAV team notes that the toxic chemical was of high purity. The latter is concluded from the almost complete absence of impurities.
12. The name and structure of the identified toxic chemical are contained in the full classified report of the Secretariat, available to States Parties.