18 March 2018

Press release: PM call with Prime Minister Morawiecki: 18 March 2018
seen at 16:30, 18 March in News and communications (Our copy).

A Downing Street spokesperson said:

Today the Prime Minister called Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki to discuss the use in Salisbury of a military grade nerve agent developed by Russia.


News story: Novichok nerve agent use in Salisbury: UK government response
seen at 14:30, 18 March in News and communications (Our copy).

Updated: Call with Italian Prime Minister added.

On Sunday 4 March Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned in Salisbury with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russia.

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Press release: Investigators from chemical weapons watchdog to arrive in UK
seen at 11:30, 18 March in News and communications (Our copy).

Independent investigators from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will arrive in the UK tomorrow to kick off their investigation into the nerve agent used in the attempted assassinations...

Press release: British businesses take centre stage on Asia's top e-tailers
seen at 10:30, 18 March in News and communications (Our copy).

Three China and Hong Kong based e-tailers - ttHigo, Goxip, and MyMM - have agreed to run free banner advertising promoting British goods on their platforms as part of the GREAT Festival of Innovation. ...