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Kremlin dismisses British Litvinenko inquiry as a 'joke'

AFP
Published Jan 21, 2016, 9:21 pm IST
Updated Jan 21, 2016, 9:21 pm IST
'Maybe this is a joke,' Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AFP)
 Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: AFP)

Moscow: The Kremlin on Thursday dismissed the results of a British inquiry into the poisoning death of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko as a possible "joke" after a London judge pointed the finger at Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Maybe this is a joke," Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "More likely it can be attributed to fine British humour the fact that an open public inquiry is based on the classified data of special services, unnamed special services."

 

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