Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators reportedly suffered symptoms including “piercing pain in the eyes
According to the investigative we got Bellingcat, Abramovich and Ukrainian peace negotiators suffered symptoms including “piercing pain in the eyes however the dosage and type of toxin was likely insufficient to cause life-threatening damage and most likely was intended to scare.
Bellingcat tweeted: “Bellingcat can confirm that three members of the delegation attending the peace talks between Ukraine and Russia on the night of 3 to 4 March 2022 experienced symptoms consistent with poisoning with chemical weapons.
One of the victims was Russian entrepreneur Roman Abramovich.
However a US official said on Monday the “intelligence highly suggests the cause was environmental, not poisoning.
Meanwhile, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) described the reports as “very concerning” while Ukraine’s Foreign Minister said he advised “anyone going for negotiations with the Russian Federation not to eat or drink anything. And, preferably, avoid touching any surface.
Abramovich has reportedly travelled between Moscow and Kyiv during the several rounds of negotiations amid the war.