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Latvia to expel ‘one or several’ Russian diplomats over spy attack

RIGA, Latvia:¬†Latvia's foreign ministry on Friday said the Baltic state would expel "one or several" Russian diplomats over the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the English city of Salisbury. The move comes after Britain, which blames Russia for the poisoning, expelled 23 Russian diplomats they said were spies and pressed EU allies to follow suit despite Moscow's warning against confrontational steps. "In solidarity with the United Kingdom and other European Union countries, Latvia is currently discussing with them…

UK to hold emergency meeting on Russian spy attack

LONDON: Britain was to hold a second meeting of its national emergencies committee on Saturday in response to a nerve agent attack on a Russian former spy. Home Secretary Amber Rudd was to chair the meeting of the committee, known as COBRA, at 1500 GMT to receive updates on the police case, the government said. The March 4 attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, southwest England, is being treated as attempted murder. Police activity continues at Salisbury grave of poisoned…