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Russian State TV: Daughter of Ex-Spy Poisoned in UK Says She, Father Are Recovering


Emergency services vehicles are parked behind a pub that was visited by former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia before they found poisoned; and which remains closed; in Salisbury, Britain, March 28, 2018.

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Britain along with her father Sergei, has phoned her cousin in Russia and said they were both recovering and that she expected to leave hospital soon, Russian state TV and the Interfax news agency reported on Thursday.

A recording of the conversation was made public on Wednesday evening on state TV which said it had been passed the recording by Yulia's cousin, Viktoria Skripal, and could not vouch for its authenticity.

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