Yulia Skripal to seek political asylum - RIA citing cousin

Yulia Skripal to seek political asylum - RIA citing cousin

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned along with her father, ex-spy Sergei Skripal, in Britain, is to seek political asylum, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing a relative.

Cameramen capture documents on video after a briefing of representatives of the Russian Prosecutor
Cameramen capture documents on video after a briefing of representatives of the Russian Prosecutor General's Office in Moscow

MOSCOW: Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned along with her father, ex-spy Sergei Skripal, in Britain, is to seek political asylum, Russia's RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing a relative.

"I know that Yulia Skripal's statement about political asylum is coming already," her cousin, Viktoria Skripal, said on a Russian TV talk show, according to RIA.

(Reporting by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Christian Lowe)

Source: Reuters

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