>> Boorish Anti-Russian behavior that's how Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov described the mass expulsion of Moscow's diplomats Tuesday. He called blaming Moscow for a nerve agent attack on English soil an insult to the British justice system.
> US President Donald Trump expelled more than 60 Russian diplomats on Monday, the toughest action he's taken against Russia since coming to office.
We know that this is the result of colossal pressure, colossal blackmail which is now unfortunately the main tool of Washington on the international arena.
His critics have accused him of being soft on Moscow over allegations it meddled in the 2016 elections. Moscow denies poisoning a former Russian spy with military-grade nerve agent in the English town of Salisbury. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia remain critically ill. The attack has plunged ties between London and Moscow into their worst crisis since the cold war.
>> But what we're saying today, what the world is saying today, is that this pattern of behavior has become unacceptable. It manifests itself accross the globe from Syria to Salisbury, and people have had enough of it.>> The British foreign secretary rejected the idea that the measures were leading towards a new and dangerous cold war with Russia.
>> NATO is the latest to follow suit, saying Tuesday it expelled seven Russian diplomats and blocked the appointment of three others. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, called the tide of expulsions a significant moment in the response to Russia's reckless aggression.>> This is brazen attempted murder.>> But she said there's still more to be done.