May 4, 2018

‘No need to lie:’ Czech President says country produced Novichok, same nerve agent used on Skripals

The Czech Republic has apparently produced and tested a chemical agent known as Novichok, the country’s president, Milos Zeman, told state media. His statement follows an inquiry conducted by the Czech security services.

“One has to conclude that our country produced and tested Novichok, even though [it was produced] only in small quantities and then destroyed,” the Czech leader told the Barrandov TV Channel. “It would be hypocritical to pretend it is not so,” he said, adding that “there is no need to lie.” Read more + video.

RT

Related,
Czech president: Czechs made Novichok, citing spy agency - Washington Post
Czech president asks spy service to see if Novichok was produced locally - Reuters

Info that Novichok was produced by Czechs is ‘crushing blow’ to London’s theory – Russian Senator - RT

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