Czech president Milos Zeman told a Czech television station on May 3 that a report by the country's military intelligence shows that a small amount of a nerve agent known as Novichok was produced, tested, and destroyed in 2017 in the Czech Republic.

His statement was immediately and eagerly exploited by the Russian media, but also by Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov, who said today 4 that Zeman's remarks were an "eloquent illustration of the untenable position" put forth by Britain, w...


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