US, France and Germany blame Russia for spy's poisoning in UK

In a joint statement, the leaders say there is no 'plausible alternative explanation' to the incident.

    Britain, the United States, France and Germany say they are united in blaming Russia for the nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter. In a joint statement, the leaders say there is no "plausible alternative explanation" to the incident.

    The UK has expelled 23 Russian diplomats and suspended high-level contacts with Moscow. Russia is expected to retaliate in similar fashion.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from London.


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