Yulia Skripal’s cousin to visit the UK from Russia

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LONDON, The United Kingdom – The Russian embassy in London said in a statement on Friday that the cousin of Yulia Skripal, Viktoria Skripal, wishes to visit Great britain to see her cousin who was exposed to a nerve agent in the quaint English city of Salisbury

“Today the embassy once again contacted Viktoria Skripal, Sergei Skripal’s niece, the statement reads.

“After learning that Yulia Skripal is improving, Viktoria expressed a wish to come to London and visit her cousin. We believe that for humanitarian reasons, the British authorities will promptly issue her a visa,” the statement said.

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The BBC reported on Thursday that Yulia was “conscious and talking.”

Doctors also revealed that she was “rapidly improving” unlike her father Sergei who still remains in a critical condition.


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