Russia loses bid for joint spy poisoning probe

Russia has called for urgent UN Security Council talks later Thursday after it lost its bid at the global chemical…

Russia has called for urgent UN Security Council talks later Thursday after it lost its bid at the global chemical weapons watchdog to launch a joint probe with Britain into the spy poisoning scandal.

London has said it is “highly likely” Moscow was behind the March 4 attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

But the Kremlin has vehemently denied any involvement in the poisoning which Britain says was carried out with a military-grade nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union.

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