>> Specialist military personnel will help British police investigate the poisoning of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. Around 180 troops, some with expertise in dealing with chemicals are heading to the English city of Salisbury, tasked with removing potentially contaminated objects. Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, visited the area where the pair were found on Friday.
And confirmed they were both still in a very serious condition. Britain has said it will respond robustly if evidence shows Moscow was behind the poisoning. A statement Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov likened to propaganda.>>
> If there is indeed any genuine need of assistance from Russia, we will be ready to consider this if, of course, we are possession of relevant information.
But to proceed in this way, one should not rush to get on the TV screens with ungrounded accusations, but act professionally via existing channels.>> The investigation is continuing.