Russia says no to US demands on inspections of chemical facilities

Last Updated: Sat, Sep 15, 2018 16:58 hrs

[Russia], Sept 15 (Sputnik/ANI): Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday said that Moscow does not intend to unilaterally implement the United States' illegal demands on additional inspections of chemical facilities or even react to them.

The US Assistant Secretary of State Manisha Singh had said on Thursday that Russia could evade Washington's new wave of sanctions over the Skripal poisoning affair if Moscow allowed onsite inspections of its chemical facilities.

"We certainly do not intend to unilaterally implement or even react to illegitimate, ultimatum-like demands of Washington on additional inspections in the territory of the Russian Federation on the basis of this or that American internal national act, which go far beyond the CWC frameworks," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, said in response to a media question published on the ministry's website. (Sputnik/ANI)