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The Latest: British regulator considers Russian broadcasters



THE HAGUE , The Netherlands – The latest news on the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK (all times local):

12:30

Britain's broadcaster says it has seven new bases Investigations into the Impartiality of the Russian State Television Station RT Since the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, there has been an increase in potential code violations.

The regulator Ofcom said it would assess whether RT owner TV Novosti was "fit and appropriate" to own a British broadcasting license.

Ofcom said in a statement that until recently, "TV Novosti's compliance record has not changed significantly from other broadcasters."

But it added that "since the events in Salisbury, we have observed a significant increase in the number of programs on the RT service that justify investigations as possible violations of the Ofcom Broadcasting Code."

Britain says Russia poisoned the scripts with a military nerve agent on 4 March. Russia denies the involvement.

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9 am

The members of the Global Chemical Weapons Overseer meet to discuss the attack of the nervous forces in the UK on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

The Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons met on Wednesday with Britain's demand for a report from the Watchdogs on the incident of March 4

Britain blames Russia for the attack allegedly committed by the The merger of a neurotoxin developed by the Soviet Union called Novichok on a door handle was executed by Sergei Skripal's house. Moscow denies commitment

In a summary of their report released last week, the OVCW did not cite Novichok, but confirmed "the United Kingdom's findings regarding the identity of the toxic chemical used in Salisbury." 19659020] Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, transmitted, rewritten or redistributed.


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