>> Theresa May receiving a show of support in Brussels following a nerve agent attack on British soil. EU leaders backed Britain and blaming Russia, and recalled their envoy to Moscow in a symbolic protest.>> What happened in Great Britain is unprecedented, and is an aggression against the security and sovereignty of an allied country.
We will announce in the coming days measures in a coordinated and proportional way, but a real action.>> A stance welcomed by May, who had warned the threat Russia poses respects no borders. She also asked fellow leaders to step up intelligence cooperation to start going after Russian spy networks.
The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said he regretted the EU's move, with Moscow denying any involvement in the attack. However, several European governments including Lithuania, Poland and Denmark are now looking to expel Russian diplomats. While Germany and France have raised the prospect of further measures.