New York [United States] March 15 ( ANI ): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of a nerve agent
in an attack in Britain on a former Russian spy and branded it as "unacceptable.
It is now clear that Mr Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent
of a type developed by Russia," May said.
London/Moscow: The nerve agent
that poisoned Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia is one of the most deadly chemical weapons ever developed and was produced in secret by the former Soviet Union.
She said the pair were targeted with a nerve agent
in Salisbury, Wiltshire, traceable to a Russian military lab.
Novichok agents significantly extend the range of possibility for nerve agents
," said Andrea Sella, a professor of inorganic chemistry at University College London.
LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning in England of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter using a military-grade nerve agent
The nerve agent
itself will eventually be metabolised and excreted.
Sergei and Yulia Skripal are still critically ill, poisoned by a highly toxic nerve agent
, but their condition is reported to be stable.
THE war-torn state is still believed to be producing nerve agents
and attacking civilians and rebels with them despite being warned by the West.
He declined to specify the nerve agent
or how it was administered.
Experts believe the attack needed two people to smear Kim Jong Nam because each assailant had precursors to VX in their liquid and a chemical reaction on his face turned the liquids into the nerve agent
The company added that it is initially developing rBChE as a pre- and post-exposure therapy for military and civilian victims of nerve agent